Mrs. Mogul's post, The British Are Coming And Soon You'll Be Saying "Smashing" got me thinking of other British words I like. After living in the east end of London for six months back in 2002 (that long ago?) I picked up the following British terms and slang:
Wonky – Just sounds funny.
Brilliant – A more special way to say awesome.
Dodgy - My flatmate introduced me to our broken stove by saying it was dodgy.
Unlucky - When anyone would miss a shot in volleyball, they would politely go “oh, unlucky” instead of cursing or saying “my bad.”
Rubbish – The fancy way of saying garbage or disagreeing with someone.
Smart – I know this is a common word, but they would use it to describe how people were dressed and I thought that was smart.
It’s all gone Pete Tong – mean it’s all gone down the crapper.
Speaking of the Brits, I just ordered my 2nd shipment of white tea from the English Tea Store online. Good stuff.
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