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August 29, 2005

HINTS FOR KV! :)

My very adorable blog-friend KV has just moved to London to attend LBS We are OH so proud of him and to show my…umm…proudness, I wanted to make him a translation guide for fitting in over in the UK. (

Here you are KV!



I have to use the bathroom............I have to pop into the loo.

My cell phone.........................................My mobile. (with a long i)

What a freaking mess!...............................What a bloody mess!

He/She’s SO RUDE!..............................He/She’s absolutely VILE!

my apartment?....................................................my flat?

Is she crazy!?....................................................Has she gone mad?

That’s really nice!.............................................That’s quite nice!

_ _ _ _ -off...............................................................Sod-off!

That’s pretty nice........................................That’s rather nice.

Have relations with.....................................................Shag.

My underwear................................................my knickers.

Watch T.V.......................................................watch the telly.

Hope these help Kv. I feel I'm quite the expert...lol. Seeing that I've never been to London.

Also, if anyone missed my post about my new book on tape, you won’t be surprised that the book is read by a woman with a British accent. Lol.

13 comments:

KV said...

LMAO!!!
Thanks girl. I have a few more to add to this list but I’m late to school so I should head out of the house right now...

rayray said...

As long as he can figure out how to shag, use the loo, and make calls on his mo-bye-ul phone he should be golden.

good think he had your help hg

And remember to order chips with your burger, right?

MG said...

Dare I say it? This post is Bloody Brilliant!

;)

Leesa said...

Love it!

stan said...

Here are some more:

Friends......Mates

(Waiting in) line......Queue

Awesome! ...... Brilliant!

The nearby pub......The local (<--noun)

Parking lot......Car park

Elevator......Lift

Shopping Cart......Shopping trolley

Windshield.......Windscreen (probably won't come up often, but who knows?)

Le laquet said...

And don't forget .....


Turn off the faucet = Turn off the tap!!

nightfly said...

Don't forget odd pronouncements -

garage: GA-rahj
jaguar: JAG-u-er
advertisement: ad-VERR-tiss-ment
aluminum: a-lu-MIN-ee-um

Also, trucks are "lorries," you "ring someone" rather than call someone on the phone, and on- or off-ramps, acceleration lanes, and the like are termed "sliproads."

Being an anglophile, I'm not ashamed to admit that I'll rather, quite, and bloody my way through conversations. Brilliant!

MG said...

chasis = Sha.See
herb = HERb (with a long H)
schedule = Shed.ule

All I can think of right now mate.

Jaime said...

Oh I love the "mobIle"!! :) lol

Jessie said...

Love the List!! I went to The American Community School in Cobham for 2-8th grade!! All those phrases reminded me of my old home!!!

I WANT TO GO BACK!!

Jeremiah said...

what about....

Stairs ............... Apples and Pairs
Trouble ................. Barney Rubble (now just Barney)

TheMartins said...

That is adorable! You are a great friend!!!

KV said...

Those are all great. The ones I hear the most are those that Stan mentioned...