Tangoed Cockney Rhyming Slang


Tangoed is cockney rhyming slang for to slap another person around the ears of with both hands


Derived from a notorious advert for the orangey soft-drink “Tango” which featured a fat orange man dressed only in a nappy, appearing whenever somebody opened a can of Tango. The voiceover “You’ve Been Tangoed” accompanied the orange man giving the drinker the Tangoing. Instantly became a hit in the school playground, sparking fears of children becoming deafened by being slapped around the ears.



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