This is part of the complete Exercises in Song cycle being released on this site.

"Cockney" is a bonus exercise, not to be found in Raymond Queneau's original Exercices de Style nor in the translations.

To be sung to the tune of "Show Me The Way To Go Home". More information here.

Lawks! Blimey, Charlie! Ahm lost.
Ahv not ad a decent kip orl week.
Ah ad a li’l sniftah; nah Ahm Pat an Mick
An me legs av bowf gorn weak.

Bat, stiw: Ah best be off,
Over sea an iw an trough.
Am Ah singin? Nah, Ah dahnt do vat, mate.
Wot dyou fink Ah am? A toff?