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East London Cash Machines Get Regional Dialects

by | 25th, August 2009
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7740199 ON Commercial Street, close to gentrified Spitalfields Market in east London, bankers at the cash machine can withdraw their money guided by Cockney rhyming slang.

The typical tourist or marketing professional using the machine will feel quite the little pencil squeezer as he takes hold of his Ayrton.

But might the scheme take on in other parts of the country? In Kensington & Chelsea anyone using the machine would be met by the message: Cash – how very vulgar ”; in St John’s Wood the

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