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The meaning and origin of the expression: Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck

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What's the meaning of the phrase 'Gregory Peck'?

The neck.

What's the origin of the phrase 'Gregory Peck'?

Visitors to London may be confused to hear the locals talking about their Gregory - "He's a proper pain in the Gregory" and the like. Fear not, this is one of the more simple examples of Cockney rhyming slang and the Gregory is just the Gregory Peck, that is, the neck.

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