Tag Archives: Apples and Pears

November 15

Apples and Pears – Sean O‚ÄôRiordan and the soul of friendship. (Theatre Review)

Rhyming slang is said to have originated in the 1840’s in London’s east end, possibly as a deliberate rouse for criminals to converse without fear of detection by the law. It’s an obscuree form of communication, noun based, that has come to represent its location more than its era, and retained its value for all […]