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    Thanks, this helps...a bit. Why is there usually two words, though? You remove the first syllable from the second word, right? But what do you do with the first word?

    Thanks for the explanation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Samantha
    Thanks, this helps...a bit. Why is there usually two words, though? You remove the first syllable from the second word, right? But what do you do with the first word?

    Thanks for the explanation!
    Gracious :D

    There are more rules. Visit the site below for more fun with Cockney Rhyming slang.

    http://www.cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    This web-site was fun, thanks!

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    There are many examples that don't follow the patterns- some only use one word like 'vindaloos' (shoes)

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