Why Do We Call A Drink "A Sherbert"?
23 August 2016, 16:31 | Updated: 23 August 2016, 18:00
Mystery Hour Question
What is the origin of referring to an alcoholic drink as a ‘sherbet’?
Name: Crez, Waterloo
Qualification: Used to be a bartender in London and asked a ‘proper cockerney’
Answer: It stems from cockney rhyming slang where sherbet dip stands in for ‘sip’