Can You Translate Old English Slang?

These old phrases may have fallen out of fashion, but it's time to bring them back! Take this quiz to see how many you recognize.
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listverse.com
What does "daddles" mean?
appetizers
male family members
hands
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momscleanairforce.org
What does "mutton shunter" mean?
policeman
butcher
teacher
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amazonaws.com
What does "take the egg" mean?
to take a nap
to win
to travel
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kimconstable.com
What does "powdering hair" mean?
playing sports
getting drunk
getting dressed up
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personallicencescotland.com
What does "meater" mean?
coward
leader
immature person
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wordpress.com
What does "orf chump" mean?
eat a meal
no appetite
take notes in class
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drharryfisch.com
What does "nanty narking" mean?
great fun
disappointing news
to go shopping
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godofevolution.com
What does "poked up" mean?
embarrassed
sleepy
easily excited
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psychcentral.com
What does "shoot into the brown" mean?
to fail
to party
to hunt
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Question 10/12

childrensdayton.org
What does "half-rats" mean?
partially guilty
partially asleep
partially intoxicated
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sungardas.com
What does "fly rink" mean?
a person addicted to food
a polished bald head
a messy room
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stampingmadly.com
What does "mad as hops" mean?
excitable
insane
responsible
Result
Oh no! You've quite "shot into the brown" with this one. Study up on your Old English phrases and try again!

C+, Old English Confused

medicalbillingandcodingresource.com
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You've surely "taken the egg" with this quiz. You are definitely an Old English slang know-it-all. Good job!

B+, Old English Slang Know-It-All

wundergroundmusic.com
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Wasn't this quiz "nanty narking?" Amazing job! Congratulations on a great score!

A+, Old English Slang Expert

khelnama.com
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1
What does "daddles" mean?
appetizers
male family members
hands
2
What does "mutton shunter" mean?
policeman
butcher
teacher
3
What does "take the egg" mean?
to take a nap
to win
to travel
4
What does "powdering hair" mean?
playing sports
getting drunk
getting dressed up
5
What does "meater" mean?
coward
leader
immature person
6
What does "orf chump" mean?
eat a meal
no appetite
take notes in class
7
What does "nanty narking" mean?
great fun
disappointing news
to go shopping
8
What does "poked up" mean?
embarrassed
sleepy
easily excited
9
What does "shoot into the brown" mean?
to fail
to party
to hunt
10
What does "half-rats" mean?
partially guilty
partially asleep
partially intoxicated
11
What does "fly rink" mean?
a person addicted to food
a polished bald head
a messy room
12
What does "mad as hops" mean?
excitable
insane
responsible