I Love British Slang

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    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 β€˜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


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


    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
    6 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. πŸ˜‚
    jeanzie jeanzie
    16-17, F
    Nov 14, 2014

    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

    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
    8 Responses Feb 5, 2009

    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

    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
    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
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 29, 2015
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