story, a Britishism formed in the tradition of Cockney rhyming slang and which derives from an old kids' TV show by that name (featuring a different story every day)
What's the jackanory? (i.e. What happened? What's going on?)
by elian November 15, 2004
"okey- dokey", everything is fine but not perfect it good be better
"He's got morning glory and lifes a different story
Everythings going jackanory" -Blur "Country House"
by myyo August 20, 2006
one who feels obliged to talk copious amounts of verbal diarrhoea.
this is what a jackanory might say "this morning i woke up then ate my breakfast which consisted of bacon, eggs, sausages...........then i left the house and missed my train, the next train was cancelled, the next train was full and.........."
by neil mcnaughtan January 12, 2007
Cockney rhyming slang for "whats the story". The word comes from the title of a long-running BBC children's television series that was designed to stimulate an interest in reading.
Bloke A: "Whats the jackanory?"

Bloke B: "Fuck all mate"
by Makeety Strange August 30, 2009

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