Cockney according to the strict definition refers to those born within the sound of bow bells cockney rhyming slang is just shorthand for london or english rhyming slang as a name cockney rhyming slang is 20th century as are the majority of examples of crs terms. The origins of cockney rhyming slang are uncertain its not really a language since the words spoken are clearly english on the other hand its not a dialect either since the speakers of this slang are also perfectly capable of not using it. Whats the meaning of the phrase rabbit and pork talk whats the origin of the phrase rabbit and pork rabbit and pork which is often shortened just to rabbit is a nice example of cockney rhyming slangthe first citation in print that i can find is in the british writer gerald kershs. Hot on the heels of our success with our top 100 best british slang phrases we thought wed explore the beauty of cockney rhyming slang next rhyming slang is believed to have originated in the mid 19th century in the east end of london with sources suggesting some time in the 1840s
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