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, once frowned upon as an unsavory dialect in the UK, has endured over the centuries, becoming a hallmark of London's East End culture. Though the demographics
of that area have changed within recent decades, the rhyming slang of old still persists in that region's streets - on ATM machines
posted by Smart Dalek
on Feb 14, 2013 -
Pssst! Wanna Buy A Reliable, Second-Hand Car?
You could do worse than start with Honest John
, a plain-speaking, fiercely independent Cockney motor car wonk who'll see you right, no problem. If you're obsessive about reliability, i.e. don't have the time or inclination to look after your wheels and just want the damn thing to get you from A to B and back again, check out the often surprising Reliability Index
for the most
and least trustworthy
automobiles. [Eurocentric warning! Btw, what are the most reliable independent car guides - preferably free and online - in the U.S, Canada, etc?
posted by MiguelCardoso
on Nov 20, 2003 -