FYI, I felt compelled that you should know:
Sandwich in cockney is
USED TO BE :
Cockney slang has gone thru an update in recent years to adjust to modern times.
the story of mick, as told to me by mick
Born in the blue collar suburb of Romford East London, Mick’s upbringing was surrounded by music similar to that in the Detroit landscape. (The Ford motor plant was in nearby Dagenham). From early days of listening to Bill Haley “Rock around the Clock” to the punk rock explosion.
Accent is a blend of Essex and cockney/east London. Which means cockney “lite”.
Now lets talk sarnies:
Up to early teens:
Cheddar Cheese and tomato with Branston pickle on white. MMMMMmmmmmm
Cheddar Cheese and tomato with mayo on white.
Cheddar Cheese and raw onion on white with mayo.
A year of health food:
Multi grain with cheddar cheese (no rennet) and Branston pickle
Early twenties come to NYC and to the sarnie mecca. Would stare at the deli sandwich board, so many choices and huge portions to match, the absolute opposite of england.
A move to lettuce, tomato, ham and swiss, on whole wheat…
…until JB gives me The Ultimate Gastronomic Experience.
DRUM ROLL PLEASE!
A Meatball sandwich on 7 grain.
A perfect balance of meatball and sauce. MMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmm
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