Cockney Bible

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Tue Jan 11 20:01:55 UTC 2011

Yesterday I talked about Cockney rhyming slang to my Etymology class and afterwards received the following note
from one of my students:

"If you're interested, there is a translation of the Bible (which I believe was endorsed by the Archbishop of Canterbury) in Cockney rhyming slang.  I tried to find a copy over winter break, but it is nearly impossible to come by (even online) at a reasonable price.  There was a second part ( that is not astronomically priced, however."

Gerald Cohen

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