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Londoner: Great Dover Street. SE1. You knowGreat Dover Street? Near the Bricklayer’s Arms.
Ninety-four year old year old Cockney Man: EC1?
Londoner: SE1. SE1.
Ninety-four year old Cockney Man: SE1. Lovely.
Australian: Is that cockney?
Londoner: No. No. No. It is halfway between London Bridge and the Elephant and Castle. Borough.
Ninety-four year old Cockney Man: May I ask your age, sir?
Ninety-four year old Cockney man: Forty-four. Hello, son.
(the sound of hands shaking)