Daily Archives: 15, March 2012

Apples and pears = stairs

Mince pies = eyes. Who knew? Photo credit: BBC

Yesterday morning, NPR covered a story on the London Olympics this summer – but it wasn’t the sports or the games that was the focus. Instead, they centered on the London cockney slang that visitors will encounter while visiting East London.

Have a listen – I’ve never gotten the cockney thing but it is fascinating.