[lg policy] Cockney ATMs: Lady Godivas and Speckled Hens

Kate Brett kbrett at CAMBRIDGE.ORG
Wed Apr 18 11:00:41 UTC 2012


I thought members of the list might enjoy this piece on the BBC about the 
introduction of Cockney Rhyming Slang on some East London cash machines.

Language Policy List <lgpolicy-list at groups.sas.upenn.edu>

There are links to when the machine was first trialled back in 2009, and 
also to various sociolinguistic studies of Cockney and its survival 
prospects, notably Paul Kerswill's. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10473059

Kate Brett
Cambridge, UK
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