One of the main characteristics of Cockney –although also found in many other parts of the UK- is the presence of the glottal stop instead of the /t/ sound. We can see examples in 1 and 2: the final /t/ in what, get, out and it.
H-dropping is also prevalent. See has he in example 4.
J-dropping is also found as in American English. See the example with news.
The use of /v/ for /ð/ and /f/ for /θ/ is characteristic of this accent. See brother and something.
There is an example of Cockney rhyming slang in example 3. The word butchers’ is an abbreviation of butcher's hook which rhymes with look. Other examples are plates of meat = feet, apples and pears = stairs.
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