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Old 05 Jul 2006, 12:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Helping Gaza understand Englands slang

I'm trying to learn some terminology. So far I have:

Our Sedan = Your Saloon
Our Trunk = Your Boot
Our Boat/Raft = Your dingy
Drunk = Pissed
Get laid = Shag


Feel free to post up some more.
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Old 05 Jul 2006, 12:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Is it the scoop, or the hood itself?
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Old 05 Jul 2006, 12:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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you say hood, we say bonnet.
The whole thing.

Scoop = Scoop
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you say hood, we say bonnet.
The whole thing.

Scoop = Scoop
Well, they both are things that cover your head.
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fender. = bumper
We say that here too.
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What do you guys call Coca-Cola? Pop? Soda? We usually say give me a coke and they ask what kind? i.e. Mountain Dew, Pepsi..
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we call coca-cola : coke
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What do you guys call Coca-Cola? Pop? Soda? We usually say give me a coke and they ask what kind? i.e. Mountain Dew, Pepsi..
Its the same here mate.

Dont have much mountain dew though.

coca-cola, pepsi, fanta, 7-up, Dr Pepper, ect.
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Just found another one.

Gas - Petrol
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