Hammer and Tack
Ooh! Me 'ammer and tack's playing me up again.Back
He fell off the roof and broke his hat rack
My old Union Jack's giving me gyp something chronic
Sorry and Sad
That dinner was a bit sorry.
Me pants are too tight and making me berlins wobbly
Go on! Kick him in the cobblers! [It also can be usedto express disbelief, such as "Cobblers! That's not theway it is."]
He gave him a kick in the corfies [The pronunciation iscorfie, not coffee]
I got him in his niagara's.
He nearly got hit in the orchestra
Royal Albert Hall
I kicked this geezer straight in the Royal Alberts.
I like a gertie on my cereal [Possibly an old music hallstar]Bank
I’m off to the armitage [Armitage Shank is the makerof fine porcelain fixtures found in washroomseverywhere]
I won't be long - just going to the cab rank
He lost his house to the iron.
J. Arthur Rank
Gotta get a cock & hen from the J Arthur
He's off to the Sherman.
I'm going 'round the tommy to pay in a gooses. [Seealso Wank
I'm off to the Jack. [See also 'Alone' and Bar (pub)]Bar (pub)
Near and Far
I saw him at the near.
I’m off to Dover to get me barnet sorted.
Three stops down fromPlaistow
He’s three stops down from Plaistow [From theLondon Underground District Line]
He's wheeling his cock 'round the market. [In the norththis expression can also refer to a friend, as in "Hellome old cock sparrow"]
I’m just going for a steffi.
I'm off to Uncle Ted.
Can I buy you a pig?
'ow about a Brittney?" [Brittney Spears is a popularsinger]