WORDS PHRASES or SAYINGS

So the meaning of the phrase is basically when you are eating (or living) the very best that is available to you and are not having second best or lower quality Fork Over or Fork It Over Fork over the dough! is often heard on old 1940's gangster movies The term

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tarts

A classic British nursery pudding the treacle tart is much-loved It is probably the ultimate child's dessert because it is so unbelievably sweet it makes my teeth hurt just looking at one! That aside I have never really lost my sweet tooth and I love treacle – meaning golden syrup of course in this case (see here for a

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A Dictionary of Australian Words and Terms

LOUSY--Mean dirty LUBRA--An adult Australian aboriginal LUG--Ear LUMME--A mild oath LURK--A scheme LYRE---An Australian about the size of the English grouse having sixteen tail feathers very long and when spread during courtship arranged in the form of a lyre M

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Slang Meaning Of Wet Goods

More slang meanings / definitions of Wet goods is slang for intoxicating liquors or words sentences containing Wet goods is slang for intoxicating liquors ? Drink (v i ): To quaff exhilarating or intoxicating liquors in merriment or feasting to carouse to revel hence to lake alcoholic liquors to excess to be intemperate in the /se of intoxicating or spirituous liquors to tipple

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Treacle tart

In popular culture Treacle tart is Cockney rhyming slang for sweetheart This dessert featured in the 1968 British fantasy film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The villainous Child Catcher in an attempt to lure out the children from the basement calls out that he is giving away free sweets In the Harry Potter book series Harry's favourite food is treacle tart a dessert often found at the

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golden syrup: meaning translation

golden syrup (English)Noun golden syrup (usually uncountable pl golden syrups) A pale amber-coloured treacle produced as part of the process of refining cane sugar not just used in cooking but also as a spread over toast or damper Translations golden syrup - a pale amber coloured liquid produced as part of the refining of sugar Maori: mīere‎

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Apples and Pears is Cockney Rhyming Slang for Stairs!

In all of Cockney Rhyming Slang Apples and Pears is by far the by the best known and most widely understood even outside the UK But in fact Apples and Pears is almost never used in real Cockney speech today It's simply the slang's most famous example Perhaps because it is the archetype of the genre it has become clich and passed out of real usage

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Slang words for woman women

noun a with small breasts See more words with the same meaning: small breasted See more words with the same meaning: woman women Last edited on Nov 29 2001 Submitted by Kevin H from Cedar Rapids IA USA on Nov 29 2001 a derogatory term for an African American woman who is perceived as a sellout or traitor to her own race particularly one who is servile and/or acts

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Treacle

A site devoted to origins of words and slang phrases FORUMS DISCUSSIONS MESSAGES NOTIFICATIONS Wordorigins Discussion Forum All Wordorigins Archive 21 (02-06/06) Treacle Share Share with: Link: Copy link 5 posts Treacle Treacle aldiboronti 7 232 Registered User aldiboronti 7 232 Post Jun 08 2006 #1 2006-06-08T18:49 There's

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Best of British vs American Words 200+ Sortable A

British vs American Words List ADDucation's list of British vs American words list focuses on words and phrases which can be misunderstood Some cause confusion others embarrassment and some are just funny We've left out simple spelling differences and words which have obvious alternatives

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Slang words

During this English lesson you will be able to use the list to find out the meaning of any slang beginning with B you might read or hear about Barrel of fat is Australian rhyming slang for a hat BARREL OF TREACLE Barrel of treacle was old slang for love visible affection BARREN JOEY Barren joey is Australian slang for a prostitute

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Regency Lingo – Regency Reader

Slang lexicon cant lingo Find your Regency dictionary of popular language here Links go to post with etymological details Most of this list is taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (available online by the Gutenberg Project ) so yes there are some words that are very vulgar indeed ABBESS or LADY ABBESS A bawd the mistress of a brothel

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What Your Crush's Texts Really Mean

To cut some agony out of your life we made a handy-dandy guide that reveals the meaning behind some of your crush ' s most commonly sent texts Keep scrolling to see what everything from a simple hi or good morning to being left on read actually means

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Is it offensive to call somebody treacle?

Isn't it cockney rhyming slang - treacle tart = sweetheart Proper cockneys don't use the second part of it the bit that actually forms the rhyme with the real word after all Dunno why a person from Sunderland would use it though Seems a bit odd Nearly as odd as a lady from London suggesting she found it

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Shagging

?Note: This page may contain content that is offensive or inappropriate for some readers shag 1 (shăg) n 1 A tangle or mass especially of rough matted hair 2 a A coarse long nap as on a woolen cloth b Cloth having such a nap 3 A rug with a thick rough pile 4 Coarse shredded tobacco tr v shagged shagging shags To make shaggy roughen

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golden syrup: meaning translation

golden syrup (English)Noun golden syrup (usually uncountable pl golden syrups) A pale amber-coloured treacle produced as part of the process of refining cane sugar not just used in cooking but also as a spread over toast or damper Translations golden syrup - a pale amber coloured liquid produced as part of the refining of sugar Maori: mīere‎

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Top 10 iconic Australian foods

Anzac biscuits The recipe for these iconic biscuits was designed to have maximum nutritional value (hence the oats) and to be able to stay fresh on the long sea journeys to reach soldiers in Gallipoli (hence no eggs in the mix) Their lovely dark flavour comes from using treacle or golden syrup as a binding agent Bake a batch store them in a decorative old tin just like they were sent

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British

john [slang] bog-roll [slang] toilet roll: bog-standard [colloq ] no-frills basic rudimentary: boiler suit: coveralls: bollard: metal concrete or plastic pillar or post in the middle of a road to delimit traffic: bollocks [slang] (testicles) Bollocks! (used as an expletive or meaning nonsense)

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British terms of endearment: 'Sweetheart' 'love

In Britain you'll often find terms of endearment used casually among strangers – the guy that works in the newsagent the woman who works in the baker shop or the taxi driver taking you to the station – it may surprise you but they'll often use terms of endearment as a kind of casual friendly greeting – it doesn't mean they're in love with you they're just trying to be nice!

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Ways of saying 'darling' in the UK

How do you say 'darling' in your language? Education UK's Ellie Buchdahl looks at the many variations of the word in British English in the run-up to Valentine's Day on 14 February English is the rag rug of languages It is not elaborate it is not tidy its grammar twists and turns and ties itself in knots and yet it is crammed with colourful offcuts of every other language – and this is

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Regency Lingo – Regency Reader

Slang lexicon cant lingo Find your Regency dictionary of popular language here Links go to post with etymological details Most of this list is taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (available online by the Gutenberg Project ) so yes there are some words that are very vulgar indeed ABBESS or LADY ABBESS A bawd the mistress of a brothel

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Half a Pound of Twopenny Rice

Notes Alan Bowman wrote: What does it mean? The rice and treacle relate to the week's shopping (twopenny or tupenny rice) was rice that cost two pence per pound and in order to pay for it poor people would pawn (pop) father's best suit (whistle [weasel] and flute = suit in Cockney rhyming slang)

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