To rabbit on was a well-used cockney rhyming slang although very few people used it with as much success as cockney duo, Chas Hodges and Dave Peacock. Rabbit was a great song of its time and everyone loved singing along, so it hardly caused the kind of offence it would if released today in this politically correct world in which wives and girlfriends are more respected. It was nothing more than a bit of fun at a time when fun was allowed to break down many barriers. It may be argued that it’s a sexist comment in the modern world, but it was a well-used term just the same used by male and female alike.
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