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  • why we don't use this one more often is beyond me.

  • I mean, don't you always want to reference?

  • Being on the phone is to have a tinkle on the blower.

  • I know that I dio.

  • Hey, guys, I'm Lily Collins, and I'm gonna be teaching you a little bit of British slang.

  • Lippi.

  • So when your lippy, it means you're mouthing off to someone and giving them a little bit of a hard time.

  • I used to be pretty lippy.

  • I could say that I was.

  • I could be a little lippy as a kid.

  • It's kind of a cool word.

  • I like to use that one, actually.

  • All right, embezzle embezzle is to go for a basil is to go for a drink so people will reference it more like after work.

  • You want to go for a basil down by the pub Blub blub is to swell to be like swollen this'll Word is really good because it actually sounds exactly as it looks.

  • And as the word would seem like blubber easy to remember to be cream knackered means to be totally exhausted.

  • Who full of beans?

  • My dad used to say that I was full of beans, which could kind of mean a lot of things if you think about it.

  • Um, but full of beans means, like, full of life, full of energy.

  • Yeah, As a kid, I was always full of beans.

  • And I also used to say, That's my little brothers, um which they thought was just hilarious because, like, what kid wants to be told they're full of beans.

  • Waste man.

  • Waste man is someone who's like, super lazy.

  • So, like a waste man could be cream knackered all the time because they're basically not doing anything.

  • They're not full of beans will tell you that much.

  • Our kid, our kid is usually referenced.

  • I guess you could say when it's like, Oh, are like younger friend our boy are dude, um kind of like a term of endearment.

  • It's kind of like comparable to the younger sibling of a friend of yours or something.

  • So, like, Oh, yeah, that's just like our kid.

  • Why, I means yes, just another wave of saying Well, yeah, botched.

  • We like this where there's a fun word to say botched.

  • Just when something gets just completely ruined.

  • When you've botched your homework, you botched a job.

  • If you dye your hair the wrong color, you botched that hair dye.

  • There's a lot of ways you can use botch.

  • It's really I like this one is one of my favorites.

  • Ledge.

  • I mean, who doesn't wanna be called the ledge?

  • Just another word of saying legend.

  • Just the abbreviated version of was a shock, which is basically a stupid person, someone that just doesn't really know what's going on.

  • Sorted.

  • All right, when you're sorted, you've got it all figured out.

  • You want to be someone who sorted, has it all together, tied in a little bow, and it's very, very organized.

  • And how's it going on?

  • Splash out now?

  • I also used to use this one a lot when I was growing up in England, and also, I still use it.

  • To splash out is to, like, go all out to have fun to kind of go without limits to just like, go on, splash out, spend that money, go out with your friends, have that extra drink.

  • Enjoy yourself.

  • I guess row toe have aroused to have a fight to have an argument.

  • You don't wanna have a row, although you could probably have a couple rows.

  • If you really splashed out that one night fancy, I still use this one all the time and I get made fun of because people go.

  • That's just very British and fancy of you to say, um, but to fancy something is to really toe like like, what do you What do you fancy doing tonight?

  • What would be your preference?

  • What do you want to dio?

  • Another way of using it is to say that I really fancy him or I really fancy her.

  • It's, Ah, romantic term of having a crush on someone or finding someone attractive.

  • And then, if you really fancy that person, you want to chat them up.

  • You want to start talking to them.

  • You wanna flirt, you want to figure them out, so that's a perfect segue.

  • Lush, Lush could be reference to a person say that that person is lush like he's so lush.

  • He's so attractive, I fancy him and I wanna chat him up.

  • Lush can also just mean like divine and yummy and lovely, and you could describe the couch is lush.

  • You could describe a beauty product as lush, a places lush.

  • It's anything that you just really, really fine to be decadent and lovely and something that you want to do some where you wanna go or something that you wanna have.

  • Cheeky.

  • Also something that I used to be called, and I could probably still be called.

  • This a times cheeky is someone that is, like, sassy and fun and has kind of a sarcastic tone.

  • Sometimes on his little mischievous fit.

  • Fit is okay.

  • Fit is describing a person when they're gorgeous, handsome, pretty.

  • You're into them, their lush, they're fit.

  • You fancy them.

  • You want to chat them up All these words that can all be described in a very similar way.

  • You want to do all of these things when you find that someone is fixed?

  • So Randi is in reference to being like turned on.

  • So if someone is fit and lush and you fancy them, you might make you Randy.

  • You might.

  • Randy is you are.

  • You are now into them.

  • You are turned on a few sandwiches short of a picnic is a really nice and funny way of telling someone that they're just not quite smart.

  • They're just a little bit shy there.

  • They're not the sharpest tool in the toolbox, if you will toe pull a blinder, is to do something skillfully but without really having to try.

  • So it's either out of luck or pure skill.

  • So we all remember those kids in school that could just, like, pull a blinder and get an eye on a test and make it look really, really easy.

  • But they were just really good at that subject.

  • It was always pretty annoying.

  • But boot alright, boot is something that I still use today and kind of do get made fun of.

  • Or people just looked really confused.

  • When I'm referencing it, the car boot is the car trunk.

  • So if I'm storing stuff in the back of the car, I'll be like, Hey, my boot is full.

  • People are like your boot like What are you talking about?

  • Um, so maybe you should try this one next time and see what people's reactions are.

  • Brawley is a really cute way of saying umbrella.

  • It's like an abbreviated Braley Brawley.

  • I still like to use this one now on.

  • It just sounds like much cuter.

  • So when it's raining, you just wanna go get your little Brawley Ler gy allergy is someone who is sick or feeling under the weather builders Tea.

  • Oh, this is so popular in England.

  • Builder's tea is like a really good strong cup of tea with just like a little bit of milk.

  • So it's like super super strong, usually like no sugar.

  • It's just milk and tea and love a good builder's tea.

  • I'm more on the like sugar side of things, but I appreciate a good, solid builders to toe leg it toe leg.

  • It means toe like Let's go, We got to go fast.

  • Let's leg it, We've got Thio, Get a move on.

  • So if I'm running late, someone might say to me, Lily, come on, I've been waiting forever.

  • We really have to leg it and get there on time.

  • Butcher's hook is a bit of a rhyming scheme and its cock knee, and it means to have a look.

  • To have a butcher's hook is to have a look.

  • Hank Marvin is another rhyming scheme from Cock me, and it means to be starvin.

  • I'm just Hank Marvin, just like, totally starving.

  • We got a leg it to the nearest restaurant.

  • It just makes me laugh every single time tinkle on the blower.

  • Um, that means Thio.

  • Have a conversation on the telephone.

  • Why we don't use this one more often is beyond me.

  • I mean, don't you always want to reference?

  • Being on the phone is to have a tinkle on the blower.

  • I know that I dio I think this is one that I want to start implementing more and more and just like see how maney weird looks that I get all right, a clanger is just a giant mistake.

  • Big big mistake to flog is to sell something which seems like an aggressive way of selling something.

  • I imagine them using it like in Renaissance times.

  • I feel like it's a very aggressive way of saying to sell.

  • Okay, so when you're miffed, you're pissed.

  • You're upset, you're angry, you're in a foul mood and it may have been because you just had a row.

  • We don't like to be miffed.

  • We like to be full of beans mint.

  • When something is mint, it's cool.

  • It's new.

  • It's fresh.

  • You could describe things as being mint like Oh, yeah, I love my new shoes.

  • They're just They're meant their super mint.

  • Nick to Nick something is to steal something.

  • So flog is to sell.

  • Nick is to steal.

  • You might want to nick something of its super mint who, when you're on the pole, it's like you're on the prowl.

  • You're out on the town.

  • You're wanting to flirt.

  • You're trying to find like that next person, that next thing and you're looking for people that you find fit that you find lush.

  • It's always in reference to like people in like a night out Onda piece.

  • Super is a type of day when it's super foggy in London.

  • Like I love a good piece.

  • Super because I like the lighting.

  • I think it's moody.

  • It's romantic, but it's usually referring to Yeah, the London Fog.

  • Well, guys, that's all the British slang that I have for you.

  • I hope you learned something new, and so next time it's raining.

  • Go grab a Brawley, go on the poll, find something lush.

why we don't use this one more often is beyond me.

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