Tuesday, January 5, 2010

The 1st Proper English Lesson of 2010

  1. Touch wood: Common saying meaning the same as "Knock on wood."
  2. Torch: Flashlight
  3. Full stop: By definition it means period but in familiar language it is used as follows: "I have to stop eating fried food if I am ever going to lose wait. Full stop."
  4. Effing and Blinding: Used to describe how a person is cursing or swearing. "When the snow brought London to a halt everyone was effing and blinding about the lack of preparation."
  5. Bicky: A biscuit,as in a cookie.
  6. Kit: Clothing or uniform.

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