Slang words and phrases
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    Arris, short for aristotle, aristotle rhyming slang for bottle, bottle rhyming slang for bottle and glass.
    Ah...yes....


    'glass' being rhyming slang for arse........what a long winded slang!

    Are there any others like that?

    ...and what is meant by saying someone 'lost their bottle'?
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    Ah...yes....


    'glass' being rhyming slang for arse........what a long winded slang!

    Are there any others like that?

    ...and what is meant by saying someone 'lost their bottle'?
    They’ve chickened out! 😀
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    Ah...yes....





    ...and what is meant by saying someone 'lost their bottle'?
    ...Only applies to Perrin.
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    They’ve chickened out! ��
    Yes, obviously....but 'why' bottle? Why use the word bottle?
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    Yes, obviously....but 'why' bottle? Why use the word bottle?
    Simple.....You have seen Nick, when he been at the Strongbow bottle? He's lurching around looking for it.
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    sphinx
    Arris = arse


    I thought it was because the arris rail is the 'bottom' rail of a fence....but I was later told that it was convoluted from rhyming slang.
    Aris is Cockney slang for Arse. ... In this case the phrase Bottle and Glass became rhyming slang for Artse . Then Bottle became Aristotle , which was finally shortened just to Aris .

    God bless Wiki !

    Ooops - you already knew that - that'll teach me to read the whole thread before replying!
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    bill jarvis
    Arris, short for aristotle, aristotle rhyming slang for bottle, bottle abbreviated to slang for bottle and glass.
    sphinx
    Ah...yes....


    'glass' being rhyming slang for arse........what a long winded slang!

    Are there any others like that?

    ...and what is meant by saying someone 'lost their bottle'?
    Definitely long-winded!

    I'd always assumed "arris" was just a silly pronunciation of "arse", with the "r" emphasised, but I think Bill's explanation is the correct one since Londoners don't pronounce the R in arse (it's "ahss", while in Bristol it would be "arrrss").

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    Chris Mitchell
    Definitely long-winded!

    I'd always assumed "arris" was just a silly pronunciation of "arse", with the "r" emphasised, but I think Bill's explanation is the correct one since Londoners don't pronounce the R in arse (it's "ahss", while in Bristol it would be "arrrss").
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    Has anyone ever heard the word 'shreddies' used to mean 'underpants'?

    Absolutely not
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    Dordie
    Why is Bristol associated with women's boobs?
    Rhyming slang: Bristol City...

    Whose football ground used to be just round the corner from my house!
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