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British Terms

Don't quite understand what they're sayin'? Here's a list to help!
Londoner's English
English Transliteration
ain't half
for sure
any joy
success
bangers
sausages
barmy
crazy, mad
bit of alright
phrase for describing women
bird
girl
bleedin'
very
blimey
Oh My God
bloke, geizer,
man
tele
telephone
Bob's yer uncle
you've got it
bog
toilet
bog roll
toilet paper
bollocks, rubbish
nonsense 
bollocking
severe reprimand
bolshie, cheeky
rude
local boozer
local pub
bottle
nerve, bravery
bugger all
nothing!
bunk off from school
skip classes
gone for a Burton
completely lost it
clear off
go away
codswallop
nonsense
come again?
say that again?
come off it
Are you kidding!
come up lovely
turned out fine
copper, bobby
policeman
cor blimey
wow!
to cotton on
to understand
cuppa
a cup of tea
cushy (number)
easy
a dead cert
a definite winner
diabolical
terrible
do a runner
leave suddenly
doddle
easy
dodgy
risky
fags
cigarettes
fell off the back of a lorry
stolen
a fiver
five pounds
to flog
to sell
grub
food
guv
boss
had a few
drunk several beers
knackered
extremely tired
knockers, boobs
a woman's breasts
knocking around
marital infidelity
to take a leek
to go to the lavatory
go on my son
affectionate call of encouragement
motor
car
musn't grumble
can't complain
naff
poor quality
to give the needle
to aggravate
not half
for sure
nut, nut case, nutter
crazy
on the game
working as a prostitute
get on on yer bike
get out of here
pissed
drunk
pissed off
angry
piss off
get out of here
put a sock in it
be quiet!
to be skint/broke
without money
you're having me on
you're kidding me
 
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