Cockney Rhyming Slang for Money
There’s scads of cockney slang for money. Much of it derives from the designs on the notes – five pounds, ten pounds, twenty pounds.
The first things you have to known are that five pounds is a fiver, and ten pounds is a tenner.
Then you must learn the main money values: £20 is a score, £25 is a pony, £100 is a ton, £500 is a monkey, and £1000 is a grand.
Here is the complete list of cockney money slang.
If you’ve got any more, sling ’em over!
Gorilla Cockney Rhyming Slang
Gorilla is cockney rhyming slang for 750
💬 “Won a gorilla at the bookies the other day“
A gorilla is £750 because it is a monkey and a half.
Submitted by two excellent peeps: Andy and andy s.
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