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British Slang Quiz

London is kicking off the Summer Olympics tonight, which means fast-talking British reporters using words like daft, dodgy, slag, and snog. If this is all codswallop to you, brush up on your Brit lingo so you don't end up looking like a prat watching the big event!

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If you're barmy . . .

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T/F: Rumpy pumpy means get in a fight.

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All these words mean penis except . . .

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If you're "on the pull" you're looking for "fit birds," which are . . .

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I've been honking all day means . . .

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If you're a pothead, you've been smoking too much . . .

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T/F: "Pants" means bad or crappy.

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What's a crusty dragon?

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Is being pukka a good or bad thing?

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If you wanted to tell someone off, you'd use all of these words except . . .

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Sweet-Kirstin Sweet-Kirstin 5 years
7/10 Not Too Bad! This is For my Jango Best Friend, Kathleen in Forfar. Fun Quiz! K Girl Power!! Kirstin
Becky-Kirsch Becky-Kirsch 6 years
5/5, I was expecting easier ones like quid and crisps!
sparkleluvr sparkleluvr 6 years
Well, I'm definitely not British, but I got almost half correct :-)
insidiousmiss insidiousmiss 6 years
Potheads definitely smoke hash in the U.S.! :-D
Emmy-2010 Emmy-2010 6 years
6/10
cloudillusions77 cloudillusions77 6 years
"Pants" in England means underwear. I found this out after telling a girl I liked her pants. She must have thought I was such a creep! In terms of legwear, they just use the word "trousers" instead.
OhSoSmitho OhSoSmitho 6 years
Well I am English and I only got 7 out of 10. Plonk was confusing as I thought of plonker which is also reference to a mans willy.
Congelada Congelada 6 years
4/10
sarahmchan sarahmchan 6 years
wow, it's like a whole new language!
juicebox07 juicebox07 6 years
I got 50%
fuzzles fuzzles 6 years
To pants or not to pants. That is the question.
trinachka trinachka 6 years
I remember "plonk" and "pukka" from a recent Merriam-Webster.com slideshow on British slang...and "knob" I remembered "Bridget Jones' Diary," heehee. Some of the slang is, amusingly, what it sounds like.
amber512 amber512 6 years
3/10 Awful! Glad I won't be watching any royal wedding coverage ;)
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