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The meaning of "its all gone pete tong"

" It's all gone Pete Tong "
Cockney rhyming slang for gone wrong.
I thought I could make mayonnaise with butter. When I tried it all went Pete Tong.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, alluding to the popular DJ Pete Tong.
Where is it used?:
Mainly Britain.
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