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Thread #39135 Message #554501
Posted By: Bert
19-Sep-01 - 09:38 PM
Thread Name: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
Subject: RE: BS: British-American cultural differences 3
A rasher is a slice of bacon. A favourite English cut of bacon is gammon. You will never see it in the USA.
In Cockney Rhyming, slang a 'gammon rasher' is a 'smasher' or a very nice looking young lady. So if you hear a Cockney saying "Cor! look at that gammon rasher" don't go looking for a slice of bacon.