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Tuesday, 8 October, 2002, 13:53 GMT 14:53 UK
Quiz: Know your Cockney Rhyming Slang?
Cockney Rhyming Slang is alive and well with new terms being invented all the time, according to the new Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang being published this week.

But do you know a Raquel Welch (belch) from a Billie Piper (windscreen wiper)?

Which former secretary general of the UN is rhyming slang for a street name for cocaine?
A: U Thant
B: Kurt Waldheim
C: Perez de Cuellar
D: Boutros Boutros Ghali
One person meets another in the street and says: "Christian." Why?
A: Christian Slater. (See you later.)
B: Christiaan Barnard. (You're well hard.)
C: Christian Church. (I'm a copper and it's time for a strip search.)
Which one of these prime ministers is rhyming slang for a brand of pipe wrench?
A: Tony Blairs – Snares
B: Maggie Thatchers - Brachers
C: Harold Wilsons - Stilsons
D: John Majors - Stagers
If you've had a few Britneys, some Laurel and Hardy, some Winona, and then a bit of Calvin Klein, what would you be?
A: Kevin Keegan (vegan)
B: Elephants trunk (drunk)
C: Cream crackered (knackered)
If someone were to use the words "wind and kite" to describe BBC News Online, would this make us happy or sad?
A: Happy - it's slang for "really quite bright"
B: Sad - it's slang for a common impolite term
C: Neither – it's just slang for website
According to the new dictionary, if there's one radio presenter you really don't want a case of, which one is it?
A: Sara Cox (chicken pox)
B: Chris Moyles (boils)
C: Emma Freuds (haemorrhoids)
On the other hand, which agony aunt would many young people not want to be without?
A: Miriam Stoppard (ID card)
B: Marje Proops (Hula Hoops)
C: Claire Rayners (trainers)
You go out and you’re "Lee Marvin". Which famous Arab should you be looking out for?
A: Saddam Hussein (rain)
B: Colonel Gaddafi (café)
C: Omar Sharif (grief)
You intend to Chas 'n' Dave. Where?
A: At the cab rank (bank) – you’re going to save some rogan josh (dosh)
B: On your boat race (face) – you're going to shave
C: While on a Leo Sayer (all dayer) – you’re going on a rave
Which of these is not correct rhyming slang for a tobacco product?
A: An oily rag (fag)
B: Salmon and trout (snout)
C: Syrup of figs (cigs)
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