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YOUR reader’s aunt from the east end (Letters) who said ‘ wotcha cock’ took me straight back to a radio show in the late 1940s with rationing still firmly in place, when butchers had enviable favours to offer in meat.

A young assistant’s greeting to a young lady he fancied was always: ‘Wotcha cock. ’Ow’s yer mother orf fer dripping?’

HEATHER SPINK, Heathfield, E. Sussex.

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