Slang

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by YANK60, Apr 9, 2005.

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  1. I came upon this British slang site while browsing the internet. I'll admit it's a bit interesting, but how do you keep all this straight in your head?? Here's a sample of it.

    Slang English
    Faith and Hope Soap
    Fanny Craddock Haddock
    Far East Priest
    Farmer Giles Piles (hemorrhoids)
    Farmer's Daughter Quarter
    Fat Boy Slim Gym.
    Example: "Goin' down the Fat Boy Slim"
    Father Ted Dead
    Fawlty Tower Shower.
    Example: "I'll just have a Fawlty Tower"
    Feather and Flip Sleep (kip)
    Feather and Flip Kip
    Feathers 33
    Fibre of Your Fabric Loot (money)
    Field of Wheat Street
    Fife and Drum Bum
    Filter Tips Lips.
    Example: "Not a dickie has past my filter"
    Fine and Dandy Brandy
    Finger and Thumb Rum
    Finsbury Park Mark
    Fish Hook Book
    Fish 'n' Taters Laters.
    Example: "See's you fish 'n' taters mate"
    Fish tank Bank
     
  2. GunnersQuadrant

    GunnersQuadrant LE Moderator

    Yank, only a few of these are actually used at all. The majority (97%) have been made up to appeal to the US gullability that we all either speak like the gentry or pearly kings and queens...
     
  3. I second that from GQ. If you happended to be taking a stroll down the Old Kent Road, firstly you more then likely have a death wish, secondly you are not in East London so try and get to within earshot of the Bow bells for that authentic cockney lilt yet but thirdly most people would look at you as if you were insane.

    In fact I think one of those is directly lifted out of Lock, Stock & 2 Smoking Barrels
     
  4. MS_Rep

    MS_Rep RIP

  5. Cor Blimey!
     
  6. I use a fair bit of slang but only usually say the first word as in: skin, skin and blister=sister

    babe, its your skin on the dog.

    dog and bone= phone

    Having said all that.....thats actually about all i use!!

    oh and dont believe a word dick van dyke says because..........(whisper, he is american!) :D
     
  7. We'll be breaking out the Chas & Dave next.
     
  8. GunnersQuadrant

    GunnersQuadrant LE Moderator

  9. I have all their albums so it shouldnt be a problem :D :wink: