Joey Cockney Rhyming Slang

Joey is cockney rhyming slang for generic insult

💬 “You’re a right Joey

Originally a corruption of the name of Joey Deacon – a severely disabled man made famous by children’s TV programme Blue Peter. Entered the lexicon of playground put-downs immediately and survives in pockets of playground slang to this day.

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Submitted by joker.
First submitted on September 23, 2012.

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