I don't know what we are going to do with a lack of Cockneys
accent was stronger in viewers who had become attached to their favourite Albert Square characters.
When I, a young apprentice, came to Coventry in 1948 from rural Kent, because of my southern accent I was sometimes mistaken for a Cockney
London, July 6 ( ANI ): Our insatiable fascination with celebrities is helping reinvent the cockney
rhyming slang, an ancient argot that many language experts feared was dying out.
AS a lover of language, I was slightly disturbed to read that Cockney
rhyming slang was not just in decline, but dying out, almost 'brown bread'.
were not always firmly associated with the East End, but clearly have been since the Second World War.
What I object to is the BBC's current attitude that Irish, Welsh and Scots accents are permitted on radio and television but that the only English regional accent accepted is Cockney
LAURA had a Cockney
night on EastEnders, but where could she get the eels from?
Last Saturday, at the Emirates, when Northerners descended, Cockneys
once again chanted about an inability to spend.
But while fellow Cockney
and coach Harry Redknapp loved the gesture, some of the club's foreign players were left confused by the grub.
No, Geordies like Cockneys
who serve them honourably.
WHAT is it with the influx of Cockney
characters in Coronation Street all of a sudden?