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London Cash Machine Has Cockney Language Option

London Cash Machine Has Cockney Language Option

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At one cash machine in East London, you'll have to know a bit of cockney to get money for your pocket, or "moolah for ya sky rocket." The cockney dialect employs rhyming slang, which changes a common word into a rhyming phrase. When customers choose the cockney option at the machine, it asks for their "Huckleberry Finn" — or PIN.

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Some moolah for your skyrocket? At one cash machine in East London you'll have to know a bit of cockney to put money in your pocket. The cockney dialect employs rhyming slang that changes a common word into a rhyming phrase. When customers choose the cockney option at the cash machine, it asks for their Huckleberry Finn - or PIN. Or see your balance on the Charlie Sheen - or screen. Or how about a receipt with your sausage and mash - or cash. It's MORNING EDITION.

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