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
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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
Twitter not working: Social network says problem with tweets not showing is fixed
Alexander Wang for H&M: Pumping video of the campaign filmed in London has been released
Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
What do the text messages between you and your partner reveal about your relationship?
Controversy over Queen's 'first tweet' at London's Science Museum
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
- 1 Revolutionary lost Caravaggio painting 'Mary Magdalen in Ecstasy' identified
- 2 McKamey Manor: This 'extreme' haunted house is the stuff of nightmares
- 3 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 4 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 5 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
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