Speakers of Cockney have a distinctive dialect and slang, often using rhyming slang. An example of rhyming slang, replacing the word “telephone” with the rhyming phrase “dog and bone”. Often the second part is also then omitted, “and bone” is dropped, so the spoken phrase “Pass the dog” means “Pass the phone”.
Learn Cockney English, whose expressions, such as “apples and pears” for stairs, are used widely throughout the UK and British T.V programs.
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