Bit of Trouble and Strife

Very few cultural or linguistic terms are as memorable and as linguistically convoluted as Cockney rhyming slang. Comparable to American jive talk, this slang that’s most popular on the East End of London can sometimes seem like a language all its own. The reason for that is that, when one gets down to it, rhyming slang is sort of its … Continue reading

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Bit of Trouble and Strife

Very few cultural or linguistic terms are as memorable and as linguistically convoluted as Cockney rhyming slang. Comparable to American jive talk, this slang that’s most popular on the East End of London can sometimes seem like a language all its own. The reason for that is that, when one gets down to it, rhyming slang is sort of its … Continue reading

A Bit of Trouble and Strife

Very few cultural or linguistic terms are as memorable and as linguistically convoluted as Cockney rhyming slang. Comparable to American jive talk, this slang that’s most popular on the East End of London can sometimes seem like a language all its own. The reason for that is that, when one gets down to it, rhyming slang is sort of its … Continue reading

Best Sherlock Holmes Actor

Numerous men have lived behind the varied facades of 221b Baker Street, over the years. Television and cinema have produced several generations, and interpretations, of Sherlock Holmes for an ever growing fan base. Most would argue that the top contenders for the “Best Holmes” are easily enough to work out. Peter Cushing, Basil Rathbone, and Jeremy Brett have all delivered … Continue reading

Best Sherlock Holmes Actor?

Numerous men have lived behind the varied facades of 221b Baker Street, over the years. Television and cinema have produced several generations, and interpretations, of Sherlock Holmes for an ever growing fan base. Most would argue that the top contenders for the “Best Holmes” are easily enough to work out. Peter Cushing, Basil Rathbone, and Jeremy Brett have all delivered … Continue reading

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