Blunt Provides Welcome Addition to Cockney Rhyming Slang
The racing driver tradition had been maintained with the use of ''Ayrton'' for a ten-pound note (as in Senna - Tenner), but Hunt's fame is out of date, and younger casual users of slang were starting to revert to the vulgar version.
E.R. has embraced use of the new phrase, as in the following example:
''That James Blunt is a James Blunt, isn't he?''