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Posted by Gary Martin on May 04, 2009 at 17:25

In Reply to: La-di-da posted by David FG on May 04, 2009 at 16:57:

: : I've heard, and seen in print, the phrase "La-di-da" used as Cockney rhyming slang for car. Does anybody have any information on the origin of this usage?

: I don't know that one. As far as I am aware, the 'standard' rhyming slang for car is 'jam jar'.


Yes, and cigar is the standard CRS for 'la-di-da'. I've not heard it as car before.