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  Resources: Slang worksheet
Updated 22 January 2002, 14.16
A butcher with his sausages

What do you think these mean in standard English?

1) A sky-rocket stuffed with bangers and mash.

2) Barnaby Rudge thinks you're a Holy Friar.

3) An Aristotle of fine and dandy.

4) Don't put an elephant's trunk in a jam jar.

5) He was taught to read and write by an old pot and pan.

6) I get my greengages from the pitch and toss.

7) Michael Caine falling on your Aunt Ella.

8) Stand at Ease and Uncle Fred for Lilley and Skinner.

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