Any americans coming to the UK.

You better visit this website beforehand.


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KentsOkay9 years ago
I agree with Kiteman...


Kiteman9 years ago
Oh, I say, spot on there.

Written by a geography teacher, I'll be bound.

Bloody hell!
ll.13 Kiteman9 years ago
Absolutely old boy, couldn't agree more.
Goodhart ll.139 years ago
old boy, old bean, old chap, but on the Q.T. I'm a bit of an odd-fish, but I hope none of this is O.T.T. ;-)
Joe Martin (author)  Goodhart9 years ago
Good day to you sir! Some people might think that people still talk like this over in England. They would be looking for the dog and bone to ring home if we still did. Tip top, tally ho!
Well, one mate I speak with often, that lives in England does use some of those terms: and "on the QT" has become popular in writing over on my side of the pond.

I occasionally use terms I am familiar with, without any afterthought, just from my conversations with him over the years.
I only recently learned that a quid = a 'nicker = a pound; a fiver is a five pound note (seems logical enough)

I have heard "bugger", and "brilliant" used in ways we don't normally use them over here, and certainly "sod off" is not a common USA term ;-)
Meh. :D

-I like Biggles (we have 19 of the books) =)
Labot20019 years ago
That's hilarious!
Goodhart9 years ago
Brilliant :-)