Zachary Scotts is cockney rhyming slang for Trots
💬 “Ooh I had a bad case of the Zachary Scotts last week. “
Trots is British slang for diarrhoea.
Zachary Scott the man was an American movie star working from around 1944 to 1962. These dates reinforce the notion that much of the second wave of new Cockney slang originated in the post-war years.
Submitted by Danny.
First submitted on May 3, 2014.