ENGLISH AROUND THE WORLD
Sunday 01 August 1999
Arm candy Good-looking woman who accompanies man to event, often for a fee
Keypal Somebody with whom regular e-mail is exchanged
Inukshuk Rocks piled up to look like a person, used as a guidepost by the Inuit
Sault Waterfall or rapids
Littlie Young child
Scungies Old clothes
Preloved Second-hand article for sale
No worries Something is no trouble
Trimmings Christmas decorations
When-we A South African who emigrated from another colonial territory (as in "when we were in Kenya")
Yissus Used to express astonishment or annoyance
Masala Casual chat
Saloon Men's barber shop
Belonger Person of African descent who lives in the Caribbean
Commesse Scandal, conflict, illegal behaviour
Jenny Longlegs Scotland - a cranefly
Baa Northern England, Ireland - a child, especially the youngest
NEW ENGLISH ENGLISH
Quidditch Imaginary game (from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling)
Supersaver Discounted airline, coach or train ticket which must be bought a certain amount of time before the date of travel
Wicked Impressive or skilful
Red top A tabloid newspaper
Power nap Sleep at work
Large it To celebrate
Life & Style blogs
Replica cars: The 'new classics' roaring back into the lead
What is ALS and the Ice Bucket Challenge?
iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: which is the best?
Jennifer Lawrence nude pictures leaked: Reddit removes 'The Fappening' board dedicated to sharing naked pictures of celebrities
Headaches, fry ups, and hair of the dog - why do we get hangovers, and is there such thing as a 'cure'?
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
- 1 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 2 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 3 Piers Morgan attempts to save the Union by promising to go back to the US if Scotland votes 'No' to independence
- 4 Tyler, The Creator says having new U2 album automatically downloaded on his iPhone was 'like waking up with herpes'
- 5 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
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