I Love British Slang

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 95 People

    stephanie29 stephanie29
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Aug 26, 2015

    Say What?

    I have a friend from England and I am constantly trying to figure out what the heck she is talking about --without asking her. It's a challenge and it amuses me. So when she is "going to put her trainers in the boot right after she finishes hoovering the lounge" I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    12 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Now, I'm not even British,

    but the habit bloody stuck because of a childhood friend of mine that was! Somehow his way of speaking had rubbed off to me. Most Americans aren't going to take me seriously if I call them "nutters", now are they?!
    dorkyrussiangirl dorkyrussiangirl
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2015

    British

    Yer whats up flower ,you taking the micky michael out of us bulldogs . Give you a whack up side lug holes in a mow . X
    Hunbunnybabe Hunbunnybabe
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Nov 26, 2009

    I was curious about what Brits sound like

    when they cuss using slang, so I asked one of my good friends here on EP who lived in England to cuss me out, and he did it gladly. SHOUTOUT TO MY BRO, JANAL. 😂
    jeanzie jeanzie
    16-17, F
    Nov 14, 2014

    Bloody Brilliant!

    Yep, I started to get into the slang, when I was around my group of British friends. Also, I was highly into the show "Buffy: The Vampire Slayer". And there are two British characters in that series... Rupert Giles and the vampire Spike. :-) So, I learned many words...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    8 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    Awesome

    Snog, shag, ****, wotcher. Those are the ones I can think of off the top of my head. Last year a friend of mine was talking in French class about British slang and her 'word of the day' was ******.  As class ended she ran into the hall screaming the American...
    axelval axelval
    18-21, T
    1 Response Feb 4, 2009

    Love It!

    and those accents just make me melt inside................but maybe that's another group >.<
    sweetsie sweetsie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 23, 2011

    South London Gang Slang

    I live in South London, an area renowned for its gang culture. On the bus home on Friday night I sat in front of two girls who were talking ‘gang slang.’ It’s often impenetrable and indecipherable, almost akin to a new language. These two however, were wannabes – white...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2011

    Funny Encounter

    I was walking around daydreaming and bumped into a british man, he yelled "Bugger, look where you`re going you bloody tart !" and I laughed at it so he just gave an annoyed look and walked away.
    MugiwaraBlair MugiwaraBlair
    22-25, F
    15 Responses Dec 7, 2010
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