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Can You Decipher British Slang?

If the Revolutionary War didn’t happen, we in the USA would all be speaking like this! Try to channel your inner Queen Elizabeth (well, maybe not exactly Her Majesty) and see how well you do with this quiz.

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What does the emotion 'gutted' mean?
hurt physically
devastated
perplexed, confused

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If your British friend tells you that he's going away on holiday for a 'fortnight,' how long will he be gone?
4 days
1 week
2 weeks

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Which of the following British slang terms means 'rubbish' or 'crap?'
tosh
chunder
fluke

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If a British man describes a woman as 'fit,' is that a positive compliment or negative put-down?
Compliment
Put-down

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To 'diddle' someone means ____.
to chat with them
to surprise them
to con them

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Which of the following UK slang terms does NOT refer to something edible?
grub
kip
nosh

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If a British friend tells you that she has the 'lurgy,' what does she have?
food poisoning
good fortune
the flu

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If a Brit tells you to 'leg it,' what should you start doing?
running
dancing
paying

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If your British teacher says she is 'chuffed to bits' about your assignment, what is she?
angry
admiring
pleased

Question 10/10

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What is another way to say 'arse over elbow?'
head over heels
completely distraught
back to front

C+, Blimey Botched Up!

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Blimey! Seems like you've done and botched up this quiz. No worries though, go spend time with your favorite British friend (or have a go at watching the movie 'Love Actually') and take this quiz again - we're sure you'll pass with flying colors next time!

B+, Tickety-boo

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All's tickety-boo, no problem with this quiz score, my friend. You haven't got a perfect score, but you didn't manage to botch up this quiz. Good job!

A+, Ace!

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You did an ace job with this one, friend! You're certainly NOT a twit when it comes to deciphering British slang.
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1
What does the emotion 'gutted' mean?
hurt physically
devastated
perplexed, confused
2
If your British friend tells you that he's going away on holiday for a 'fortnight,' how long will he be gone?
4 days
1 week
2 weeks
3
Which of the following British slang terms means 'rubbish' or 'crap?'
tosh
chunder
fluke
4
If a British man describes a woman as 'fit,' is that a positive compliment or negative put-down?
Compliment
Put-down
5
To 'diddle' someone means ____.
to chat with them
to surprise them
to con them
6
Which of the following UK slang terms does NOT refer to something edible?
grub
kip
nosh
7
If a British friend tells you that she has the 'lurgy,' what does she have?
food poisoning
good fortune
the flu
8
If a Brit tells you to 'leg it,' what should you start doing?
running
dancing
paying
9
If your British teacher says she is 'chuffed to bits' about your assignment, what is she?
angry
admiring
pleased
10
What is another way to say 'arse over elbow?'
head over heels
completely distraught
back to front

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