Discussion in 'U.K.' started by Candy Gal, Jan 10, 2020.
diaper In the States Nappy in England
Camping and hiking In the US- Tramping in the UK
- Have to say that's a new one on me
Meaning. Someone who carries out menial tasks on another's behalf; a drudge (US: grunt)
Meaning, unsound, unstable, and unreliable (US: sketchy). 'That bloke over there looks a bit dodgy'
The dog's bollocks:
Vulgar term for something deemed to be excellent or top quality, - Sometimes just "the bollocks." (US: the shit). In polite company this phrase may be toned down to "The mutt's nuts",
"Bee's knees",/"The Cat's whiskers":
Polite term to above = Something excellent or top quality.
Meaning little or nothing at all; "I asked for a pay rise and they gave me bugger all"; "I know bugger all about plants"; US: zip, jack or (offensive) jack shit.
Tramping is what they call bushwalking in NZ.
Hobo in the USA is a tramp in the UK.
I might be wrong. I know that is what they call it in New Zealand. And a lot of their wording comes from the UK
Nah we have Glamping
Glamping is luxury camping in NA. Kinda missing the point of camping IMO.
There are some of us who prefer our 'creature comforts' to lying on a damp, soggy ground, being eaten alive by resident insects matey.
Do they have squally winds?
change the record ,,,meaning shut up and talk about something else
On the blower - On the phone
To whom are you addressing your remarks ??? - if you mean me - you can urinate elsewhere !!!
knocked of ..meaning stolen ,or stolen goods for sale
Or fell off a back of a lorry. lol
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