Cockney Alphabet

A for ‘Orses (‘ay for ‘orses)

B for Mutton (Beef or Mutton)

C for Miles (See for Miles)

D for Ential (Differential)

E for Brick (‘eave a Brick)

F for Vescence (Effervescence)

G for Get It (Gee, forget it!)

H for Bless You (Aitsshfa! A Sneeze)

I for The Engine (Ivor the Engine)

J for Oranges (Jaffa Oranges)

K for Restaurant (Cafe or Restaurant)

L for Leather (‘ell for Leather)

M for Sis’ (Emphasis)

N for Lope (Envelope)

O for The Wings Of A Dove (O! for the Wings of a Dove!)

P for Relief (?!?!)

Q for A Bus (Queue for a Bus)

R for Mo'(‘alf a Mo’)

S for Rantzen (Esther Rantzen)

T for Two (Tea for Two

U for Me (You for Me)

V for La France (Vive la France)

W for The Winnings (Double you for the Winnings)

X for Breakfast (Eggs for Breakfast)

Y for Husband (Wife or Husband)

Z for Wind (Zephyr Wind)

Source: ‘The Second Book of Jigsaw Puzzles’, published by Knight Books.

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