The popularity of the Julian and Sandy characters played by Hugh Paddick and Kenneth Williams first introduced in the radio programme Round the Horne in the s  ensured that some of this secret language became public knowledge.
List of LGBT slang terms
Boulder International Film Festival. Here's a guide to the most commonly-used Cockney rhyming slang:. Retrieved 8 January This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Retrieved 16 July
In heady days many did see the "beak" once a week as a result of excessive partying on a Saturday night. Your lovely eek and your lovely riah. A Dictionary of Polari and Gay Slang. Referring to a late 19th century act of daring where a performer strapped to a wheel whizzed round on a coiled track. London, Paris, Berlin and Harlem. Boulder International Film Festival.