Thursday, June 14, 2007

An Abecedary of ...

expressions that have different meanings in the U.S. and Britain.

ace
bonk
cracking
duck
engaged
flog
geezer
honking
instant sunshine
jammy
knock up
lolly
mush
nut
off colour
pear shaped
queer
read
sod
takeaway
underground
vest
wobbler
y-fronts
...................................................................zebra crossing


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1 comment:

  1. You chose flog rather than fanny for F?

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