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| English Slang 4

Posted by admin at 2005, September 23, 9:14 PM
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Caff - a cafe, often cheap and local.'Shall we head down to the caff for lunch, Sarah?'Cake-hole - Mouth. 'If he stopped using his cake-hole so much we might have some peace and quiet around here!'Cackhanded - Clumsy, devoid of dexterity. 'Young Simon is too cackhanded for a job at the garage.'Cancer stick - Cigarette.' Got any cancer sticks with you?'Camp - Gay, or effeminate style of movement. Anyone can be 'camp' even if not gay.' I like the hat, Richard, but it's a little too camp for you.'Caned - Very drunk, intoxicated.'After last night she was so caned!'Cans - Headphones. 'Put the cans on and let's hear how the music sounds.'Carrot top - Someone with ginger or red hair.' Your sister is a real carrot top, James.'Catching flies - To sit blankly with your mouth open.' Hey Victoria, wak ...

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| English Slang 3

Posted by admin at 2005, September 23, 9:09 PM
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Backhander - A bribe, 'He was taking backhanders and when they found out he got fired.'

Babe magnet - A sexually attractive male, 'Chris is such a babe magnet.'

Backy - Tobacco, 'Pass me the backy, Tim.'

Bad mouth - To insult someone or something, 'He was bad mouthing his friend and they never even knew!'

Bag of Bones -a very thin or starving person or animal, 'Look at that poor doggie - it's nothing but a bag of bones.'

Banana - affectionate way to refer to someone who has done something a little silly, 'You're such a banana.'

Bang to rights -caught doing something wrong, 'He tried to take her money but the police got him bang to rights.'

Barf - to vomit , 'He drank alot at the party and then he barfed all over my kitchen.'

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| English Slang 2

Posted by admin at 2005, September 21, 9:02 PM
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As promised, here is another installment of our light hearted look at English Slang. When a word is indicated by a '*' it means that it is not in common usage nowadays in England, but once was. Oftentimes, slang comes around in phases so one word might not be used now but in future it may be. This often depends on popular media such as movies and newspapers who have been responsible for the use of mane slang phrases over the years.Airy-fairy - lacking in strength, weak. 'Don't give me that airy-fairy excuse! Hand your homework in on time! 'Aggro - Aggressive behaviour, troublemaking. 'Don't be so aggro, we can work this out.'Airhead - A silly person, someone who doesn't think well. 'Why did she get that question wrong? She is such an airhead! 'Alky / alkie - An alcoholic . 'My uncle is suc ...

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| English Slang 1

Posted by admin at 2005, September 21, 9:00 PM
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One common complaint made by those attempting to learn English is that there are too many slang words and words that cannot be understood or even found in the dictionary!Here is part one of the guide to English Slang!- Botched messed up, made worse.- 'He made a botched job of repairing the door - he completely botched it up'.- Bloke - man. 'Jon is a great bloke.'- Bottle - fortitude, courage. 'Do you have the bottle to tell her you like her?- Chucking it down - heavy or annoying rain. 'Oh no! It's chucking it down outside and I have to walk home!'- Chuffed - pleased, happy, proud. 'I feel chuffed to have passed my exam'- Cheesed Off - annoyed, fed up, angry. 'She was so cheesed off when she found out I had eaten all her chocolate!'- Daft - a little crazy, stupid. 'Sine is daft, she ju ...

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