Can You Speak London Slang?

London (or really England as a whole) has some pretty unique slang! How much of it can you identify? Take our quiz to find out!
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What does "blinkered" mean?
mildly annoyed
narrow minded
drunk
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What does "in a nark" mean?
in a tough spot
in a good mood
in a bad mood
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What does "wanker" mean?
pervert
loud
jerk
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What does "duff" mean?
rough-house
useless
ugly
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What does "dekko" mean?
have a look at something
to rip someone off
someone a bit dim
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If someone were to "box your ears," what are they doing?
slap you in the head
cover your ears
scream in your face
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If something costs "bugger all," how expensive is it?
reasonably expensive
not expensive at all
very expensive
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What does "filch" mean?
smoke
swim
steal
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What does "Her Majesty's pleasure" mean?
to be put in prison with no release date
to meet the Queen and royally offend her
to get so drunk you are removed from a pub
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What does it mean if you "nut" someone?
punch them
kick them
headbutt them
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What does "yakking" mean?
bar hopping
talking incessantly
house cleaning
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What does "quid" mean?
a pound
a spy
a fluke
Result
Well...not everyone is great at deciphering every type of slang in the world, so don't beat yourself up too much. If you do decide to take a vacation to London though, make sure you do some studying up first so you know what people are saying!

C+, London Loser

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Right!
While you missed some of the tougher ones on this quiz, this was a pretty solid outing on your part! We can certainly tell you're not FROM London, but you could convince us that you've been there quite a few times. Great work!

B+, You Like London!

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Right!
Are you from London? That would definitely explain how you got such an awesome score on this quiz! If you're not, that might be even more impressive, because there's some pretty unique slang across the pond! Great work!

A+, You Love London!

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1
What does "blinkered" mean?
mildly annoyed
narrow minded
drunk
2
What does "in a nark" mean?
in a tough spot
in a good mood
in a bad mood
3
What does "wanker" mean?
pervert
loud
jerk
4
What does "duff" mean?
rough-house
useless
ugly
5
What does "dekko" mean?
have a look at something
to rip someone off
someone a bit dim
6
If someone were to "box your ears," what are they doing?
slap you in the head
cover your ears
scream in your face
7
If something costs "bugger all," how expensive is it?
reasonably expensive
not expensive at all
very expensive
8
What does "filch" mean?
smoke
swim
steal
9
What does "Her Majesty's pleasure" mean?
to be put in prison with no release date
to meet the Queen and royally offend her
to get so drunk you are removed from a pub
10
What does it mean if you "nut" someone?
punch them
kick them
headbutt them
11
What does "yakking" mean?
bar hopping
talking incessantly
house cleaning
12
What does "quid" mean?
a pound
a spy
a fluke