Please tell me the cockney rhyme and slang for 10, 20, 50, 100, and 1000 pounds

Here's the list of terms from the's dictionary that are money-related:

  • £10 - Cock and Hen; Cockle; Bill and Benner; Ayrton Senna
  • £20 - Score; Bobby Moore; Apple Core
  • £50 - Bullseye
  • £100 - Ton; Century; Day's Work; Long Un
  • £1000 - Bag of Sand

The historic native wit of this east end community (and its followers from around the world) often has an interesting logic to its phrases. Rather than simply a rhyming association, the slang reflects meaning in the expressions themselves.

Here's a guide to the most commonly-used Cockney rhyming slang, courtesy of The Guardian.

Tip! Use's handy Cockney translator to find out how to speak with Cockneys when you're in London town.

Monday, October 26 2015

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