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the pot calling the kettle black

English England, United Kingdom

Idiom USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

Criticizing something that you yourself are guilty of.

"He said my dog was ugly but his own is so inbred it can hardly breathe!" "Talk about the pot calling the kettle black!"





sound

English North West England, United Kingdom

Slang USED Very frequently BY Young People

(adj.) The word 'sound' has two uses and meanings in English slang. The first is as an adjective, to describe a person as cool and/or easy to get on with. The second is as an affirmation, like 'alright' or 'yes, of course'.

"Have you met Josh?" "Yeah, he's well sound." "Is it okay if we get there at about 8pm?" "Yeah, sound, no worries."


Confirmed by 6 people




bun

English Southern England, United Kingdom

Slang USED On Occasion BY Young People

(v.) Used when displaying a displeasure to a certain idea or thought.

"Do you want to go to the gym later?" "Nah, bun that!"


Confirmed by 4 people




baccy

English Northern England, United Kingdom

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) Shortened word for 'tobacco'.

"I'm rolling a cigarette, can I use your baccy?"


Confirmed by 5 people




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How do?

English Northern England, United Kingdom

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

Greeting often used between walkers as they pass each other on a hike. It doesn't really mean anything but it an expression of friendliness that does not require an actual answer.

"How do?" "How do?"


Confirmed by 4 people




lass

English Northern England & Scotland, United Kingdom

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) A girl or young woman.

"Check out that lass over there."


Confirmed by 11 people




cuppa

English Northern England, United Kingdom

Word USED Very frequently BY Some People

(n.) A cup of tea. Contraction of the phrase "cup of".

"Want a cuppa?" "Ok, go on then."


Confirmed by 10 people




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moolah

English England, English speaking countries

Slang USED Frequently BY Quite common, a lot originate from cockney rhyming slang

Expressions related to money used in England: *a quid (a pound) *lady godiva/deep sea diver(£5) *a pony (£25) *a ton (£100) *a monkey (£500) *a grand (£1000)

Note: a quid (a pound), lady godiva/deep sea diver(£5), a pony (£25), a ton (£100), a monkey (£500),a grand (£1000)

"Give us the moolah!"

"Give us the money!"


Confirmed by 2 people