Good to have in handy for what British slang to use and what NOT to use

Good to have in handy for what British slang to use and what NOT to use

Sodding, blimey, shagging, knickers, bollocks.

Sodding, blimey, shagging, knickers, bollocks.

Brits vs Americans: US Elections jargon quiz - BBC News

Brits vs Americans: US Elections jargon quiz - BBC News

Do I hear that Yorkshire accent?

Do I hear that Yorkshire accent?

One American asked me once, precisely what is a "Pinoy" simply because that's what Filipinos call each other. Being used to chatting and working with Filipinos, I explained that it's a jargon name for Filipino, like calling an English National a "Brit" or a German a "Kraut". But unlike the term Kraut, the term "Pinoy" is something even our Filipino business partners appreciate being referred to.

One American asked me once, precisely what is a "Pinoy" simply because that's what Filipinos call each other. Being used to chatting and working with Filipinos, I explained that it's a jargon name for Filipino, like calling an English National a "Brit" or a German a "Kraut". But unlike the term Kraut, the term "Pinoy" is something even our Filipino business partners appreciate being referred to.

Slavic tribes from the 7th to 9th centuries in Europe [1520x1442]

Slavic tribes from the 7th to 9th centuries in Europe [1520x1442]

US election 2016: Do Brits or Americans understand terms? - BBC News

US election 2016: Do Brits or Americans understand terms? - BBC News

Good general reference for all of our ethnicities.

Good general reference for all of our ethnicities.

Name origin of English counties.

Name origin of English counties.

Sporting terms lost in translation. A feature on jargon in soccer - the American terms that leave Brits reeling and the British terms that flabbergast Americans - generated a huge response from readers. Here is a selection of favourite and least favourite terms used by commentators on the other side of the Atlantic.

'Winningest' v 'brace': Sporting terms lost in translation

Sporting terms lost in translation. A feature on jargon in soccer - the American terms that leave Brits reeling and the British terms that flabbergast Americans - generated a huge response from readers. Here is a selection of favourite and least favourite terms used by commentators on the other side of the Atlantic.

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