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  • A bull and cow ( Cockney rhyming slang for row or argument )
  • A little learning is a dangerous thing ( from a poem by Alexander Pope ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • A match made in heaven
  • A narrow fellow in the grass ( from a poem by Emily Dickinson )
  • A thing of beauty is a joy forever ( from a poem by Keats ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • And miles to go before I sleep ( from a poem by Robert Frost )
  • Apples and pears ( Cockney rhyming slang for stairs )
  • Baa baa black sheep have you any wool? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Barnet Fair ( Cockney rhyming slang for hair )
  • Beat the rap
  • Beauty is truth, truth beauty; that is all ( from a poem by Keats )
  • Because I could not stop for death he kindly stopped for me ( from a poem by Dickinson )
  • Blood blister ( Cockney rhyming slang for sister )
  • Blow a raspberry ( Cockney rhyming slang for fart )
  • Bo Peep ( Cockney rhyming slang for sleep )
  • Boat race ( Cockney rhyming slang for face )
  • Bottle and glass ( Cockney rhyming slang for arse )
  • Brahms and Lizst ( Cockney rhyming slang for pissed )
  • Brass tacks ( Cockney rhyming slang for facts )
  • Bricks and mortar ( Cockney rhyming slang for daughter )
  • Brighton Pier ( Cockney rhyming slang for queer )
  • Bristols ( Cockney rhyming slang for titties )
  • Brown bread ( Cockney rhyming slang for dead )
  • Bum rap
  • Busy old fool, unruly sun ( from a poem by John Donne )
  • But at my back I always hear ( from a poem by Marvell )
  • Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker ( from a poem by Nash )
  • Chapter and verse
  • Charge of the Light Brigade ( British cavalry charge against Russian army in the Crimean War and title of a poem by Tennyson )
  • Cherry ripe ( Cockney rhyming slang for pipe )
  • China plate ( Cockney rhyming slang for mate )
  • Come Into The Garden Maud ( Tennyson poem and Victorian song )
  • Cream crackered ( Cockney rhyming slang for knackered )
  • Currant bun ( Cockney rhyming slang for sun )
  • Daisy roots ( Cockney rhyming slang for boots )
  • Desmond Tutu ( Cockney rhyming slang for Second class degree ( 2,2 ) )
  • Dicky Dirt ( Cockney rhyming slang for shirt )
  • Ding dong bell Pussy's in the well ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Do not go gentle into that good night ( from a poem by Dylan Thomas )
  • Doctor Foster went to Gloucester ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Dog and bone ( Cockney rhyming slang for telephone )
  • Donkey's years ( Cockney rhyming slang for ears ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Drink To Me Only With Thine Eyes ( Ben Jonson poem and Victorian song )
  • Eeny meeny miny mo
  • Elephant's trunk ( Cockney rhyming slang for drunk )
  • Everywhere that Mary went, the lamb was sure to go ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Farmers ( Cockney rhyming slang for piles )
  • Finders keepers, losers weepers
  • Five for silver ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Five, six, pick up sticks ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • For want of a nail the shoe was lost ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Four for a boy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Frog and toad ( Cockney rhyming slang for road )
  • Game set and match
  • Gangster rap
  • George Raft ( Cockney rhyming slang for daft )
  • Georgie Porgie pudding and pie ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Ginger Beer ( Cockney rhyming slang for queer )
  • Glow Little Glow-worm ( children's nursery rhyme )
  • Goosey Goosey Gander where shall I wander ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Gregory Peck ( Cockney rhyming slang for neck )
  • Gunpowder treason and plot ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Half a pound of tuppenny rice, half a pound of treacle ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Half inch ( Cockney rhyming slang for pinch )
  • Hampsteads ( Cockney rhyming slang for teeth )
  • Hampton ( Cockney rhyming slang for prick )
  • Hatch, match and dispatch
  • Have a Captain Cook ( Cockney rhyming slang for look )
  • He put in his thumb and pulled out a plum ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • He went to bed and bound his head with vinegar and brown paper ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hickory dickory dock the mouse ran up the clock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Hobson's choice ( Cockney rhyming slang for voice )
  • Hope springs eternal in the human breast ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • Horse and cart ( Cockney rhyming slang for fart )
  • How do I love thee? Let me count the ways ( from a poem by Browning )
  • Human kind cannot bear very much reality ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall ( line from nursery rhyme ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • I am the master of my fate ( from a poem by Henley )
  • I grow old, I grow old, I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree, Kilmer )
  • I wandered lonely as a cloud ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • If you can keep your head when all about you ( from a poem by Kipling )
  • In Flanders fields the poppies blow ( from a poem by McCrae )
  • In Xanadu did Kubla Khan ( from a poem by Coleridge )
  • Iron hoof ( Cockney rhyming slang for poof )
  • It's all gone Pete Tong ( Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong )
  • It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring
  • Itsy Bitsy spider climbing up the spout, down came the rain and washed the spider out ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • J Arthur ( Cockney rhyming slang for wank )
  • Jack Palancing ( Cockney rhyming slang for dancing )
  • Jack Sprat could eat no fat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack be nimble Jack be quick ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack fell down and broke his crown ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jack jump over the candlestick ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Jam jar ( Cockney rhyming slang for car )
  • Jimmy Horner ( Cockney rhyming slang for corner )
  • Jimmy Riddle ( Cockney rhyming slang for piddle )
  • Khyber pass ( Cockney rhyming slang for arse )
  • Liar liar: pants on fire
  • Little Bo peep has lost her sheep ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Boy Blue come blow your horn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Jack Horner sat in a corner ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet eating her curds and whey ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Robin Red breast sat upon a tree ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Little Tommy Tucker sings for his supper ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Loaf of bread ( Cockney rhyming slang for head )
  • London bridge is falling down ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair ( from a poem by Shelley )
  • Lord Fred ( Cockney rhyming slang for bed )
  • Love match
  • Lucy Locket lost her pocket ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Mary had a little lamb its fleece was white as snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Meet your match
  • Mince pies ( Cockney rhyming slang for eyes )
  • Mix and match
  • More than a match for
  • Mutt and Jeff ( Cockney rhyming slang for deaf )
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • My old Dutch ( Cockney rhyming slang for duchess )
  • My old china ( Cockney rhyming slang for mate )
  • North and south ( Cockney rhyming slang for mouth )
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Old King Cole was a merry old soul, and a merry old soul was he ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to get her poor doggie a bone ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • On your Pat ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • On your jack ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • On your tod ( Cockney rhyming slang for alone )
  • One for sorrow ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • One two buckle my shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Oranges and lemons say the bells of Saint Clements ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Orson cart ( Cockney rhyming slang for fart )
  • Oxford scholar ( Cockney rhyming slang for dollar ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Oxo cube ( Cockney rhyming slang for tube )
  • Pat a cake, Pat a cake, baker's man, bake me a cake as fast as you can ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Pen and ink ( Cockney rhyming slang for stink )
  • Perfect match
  • Peter Peter pumpkin eater ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Pig's ear ( Cockney rhyming slang for beer )
  • Plates of meat ( Cockney rhyming slang for feet )
  • Polly put the kettle on, we'll all have tea ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Pony and trap ( Cockney rhyming slang for crap )
  • Porky pies ( Cockney rhyming slang for lies )
  • Potatoes in the mould ( Cockney rhyming slang for cold )
  • Pussycat pussycat, where have you been? ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rabbit and pork ( Cockney rhyming slang for talk )
  • Rain, rain go away, come again another day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rap over the knuckles
  • Raspberry tart ( Cockney rhyming slang for fart )
  • Remember remember the fifth of November ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rhyme nor reason
  • Rich man poor man beggerman thief
  • Richard the Third ( Cockney rhyming slang for turd )
  • Ride a cock horse to Banbury Cross to see a fine lady upon a white horse ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Ring aring of roses, a pocketful of posies, atishoo, atishoo, all fall down ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rock a bye baby on the tree top, when the wind blows the cradle will rock ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rock and boulder ( Cockney rhyming slang for shoulder )
  • Roses are red, violets are blue
  • Rosie Lea ( Cockney rhyming slang for tea )
  • Round and round the garden like a teddy bear ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Rub a dub ( Cockney rhyming slang for pub )
  • Ruby Murray ( Cockney rhyming slang for curry )
  • Saturday's child works hard for a living
  • Scarper ( Cockney rhyming slang for go )
  • Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness ( from a poem by Keats )
  • Seesaw Margery Daw Johnny shall have a new master ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Seven for a secret, never to be told ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Sexton Blake ( Cockney rhyming slang for fake )
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Sherman tanks ( Cockney rhyming slang for Yanks )
  • Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Six for gold ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Skin and blister ( Cockney rhyming slang for sister )
  • Sticks and snails and puppy dog's tails that's what little boys are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me
  • Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone ( from a poem by Auden )
  • Sugar and spice and all things nice that's what little girls are made of ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Syrup ( Cockney rhyming slang for wig )
  • Take a butchers ( Cockney rhyming slang for look )
  • Take the rap
  • Taters ( Cockney rhyming slang for cold )
  • Tea leaf ( Cockney rhyming slang for thief )
  • Ten green bottles sitting on the wall
  • The Big Ship Sails on The Ally-Ally-Oh ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Grand old Duke of York he had ten thousand men ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The North wind doth blow and we shall have snow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts all on a summer's day ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The Road Not Taken ( Robert Frost poem )
  • The Thriller In Manila ( Ali versus Frazier boxing match )
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The cow jumped over the moon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The dish ran away with the spoon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The house that Jack built ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The king was in his counting house counting out his money ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The mind is its own place, and in itself, can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n ( from a poem by Milton )
  • The moving finger writes; and, having writ, moves on ( from a poem by Fitzgerald )
  • The old lie: Dulce et Decorum Est ( from a poem by Owen )
  • The proper study of mankind is man ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • The queen was in the parlour eating bread and honey ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The sheep's in the meadow the cow's in the corn ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • The smoker's match ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • There was an old woman who lived in a shoe ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • They danced by the light of the moon ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • They dined on mince, and slices of quince ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • This little piggy had roast beef, this little piggy had none ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed at home ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Three blind mice, see how they run ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Three for a girl ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Three on a match
  • Three, four, knock at the door ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Titfer ( Cockney rhyming slang for hat )
  • To err is human; to forgive, divine ( from a poem by Alexander Pope )
  • To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield ( from a poem by Tennyson )
  • Tom Tom the pipers son stole a pig and away he ran ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Tread softly because you tread on my dreams ( from a poem by Yeats )
  • Trouble and strife ( Cockney rhyming slang for wife )
  • Twinkle twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Two and eight ( Cockney rhyming slang for state )
  • Two for joy ( Magpie nursery rhyme )
  • Two little dicky birds sitting on a wall, one named Peter, one named Paul ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Uncle Dick ( Cockney rhyming slang for sick )
  • Uncle Ned ( Cockney rhyming slang for bed )
  • Up above the world so high , like a diamond in the sky ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Up and down the city road
  • Upstairs, downstairs and in my lady's chamber ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Weasel and Stoat ( Cockney rhyming slang for coat )
  • Wee Willie Winkie runs through the town, upstairs and downstairs in his nightgown ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare ( from a poem by Davies )
  • When I am an old woman I shall wear purple ( from a poem by Joseph )
  • When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, and down will come baby, cradle and all ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • When they were up, they were up ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Whistle and flute ( Cockney rhyming slang for suit )
  • Who killed Cock Robin ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Whole shooting match
  • With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes she shall have music wherever she goes ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Would you Adam and Eve it? ( Cockney rhyming slang for would you believe it? )

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