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The Best of British - British Slang

The Best of British - British Slang
Ace - If something is ace it is awesome. I used to hear it a lot in Liverpool. Kids thought all cool stuff was ace, or brill. Aggro - Short for aggravation, it's the sort of thing you might expect at a football match. In other words - trouble! There is sometimes aggro in the cities after the pubs shut! All right? Anti-clockwise - The first time I said that something had gone anti-clockwise to someone in Texas I got this very funny look. Any road - Up north (where they talk funny!!) Arse - This is a word that doesn't seem to exist in America. Arse about face - This means you are doing something back to front. Arse over elbow - This is another way of saying head over heels but is a little more descriptive. Arse over tit - Another version of arse over elbow, but a bit more graphic! Arsehole - Asshole to you. Arseholed - Drunk! As well - You chaps say also when we would say "too" or "as well". Ass - Your backside, but mostly a donkey! Baccy - Tobacco. Biggie - This is unusual. Bogey - Booger.

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