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Is it autumn season or fall? Is it ground floor or first floor? Is it spelled humour or humor? I can go on and on about the differences in British English and American English.
Though both countries technically speak the same language but there are many differences which you just can't get without Googling about them.
"Have you got time?" In some parts of America, this means, "What time is it now?" Kind of strange for a person who's not from the USA. Same thing happens with Americans when they go to Britain and get to hear their slangs.
Well, here are some British slangs which will make you scratch your head.
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There's no way you can guess what it means. This British slang is similar to Americans saying, "Ta-da!" It's like you cook the dinner before your girlfriend reaches home and you present the food to her with a Ta-da!
P.s: There's no relation between this slang and uncle Bob.
You might have got the basic idea from the picture above. Yeah, your guess is right, this means 'party.'
Let's have knees up guys! Does it sound good?
Chin wag means talking to someone in a gossipy manner. It surely doesn't mean wagging your chin.
But what if my dog wags his chin? Does that qualify for chin wag?
It's not remotely related to eating anything. It is used instead of "Fuck-off". It's like when your boss is yelling at you and you just say to him, "go get stuffed." I guess, if your boss is British or have read this article, you're fired for sure.
Though it is unclear what are we stuffing and where?
Also, on an entirely unrelated note, do you know British says arse instead of ass.
A total cock up means when you fuck up at a job very badly. By the way, this slang has no relation with boy chicken and also with *ahem ahem*.
Well, Americans use it in a sarcastic tone whereas British use it for a compliment.
British use it instead of, "I'm pleased with what's happened."
P.s: Chuffed is also a British slang for "farted."
It is a softened way of complaining about something. If you get to hear this slang, remember, the person in front of you is not trying to be funny at all.
It is a beautiful British way of saying, "I'm annoyed a little."
Bullshit! You have to add this slang also. Yeah, this is British synonym for bullshit. And, don't stare too much at the picture, your dog might get offended.
That's all folks. Goodbye.