Reasons To Be Cheerful
Reasons to be cheerful, words and musings, some of them amusing.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Pork pies manage to give me 2 reasons to be cheerful, it would be three if I actually liked pork pies.
First up is a bit of common Cockney rhyming slang, largely in everyday speech "porkies" is a shortened form for pork pies and is rhyming slang for lies.
"Someone's telling him porkies if he thinks he looks good in that
So the second reason is the
the wonderfully named pork pie hat, worn by such legends as Buster Keaton, Dean Martin and the bears Yogi Bear and Fozzie Bear from The Muppets.
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