ENGLISH AROUND THE WORLD

AMERICAN

Arm candy Good-looking woman who accompanies man to event, often for a fee

Keypal Somebody with whom regular e-mail is exchanged

CANADIAN

Inukshuk Rocks piled up to look like a person, used as a guidepost by the Inuit

Sault Waterfall or rapids

AUSTRALIAN

Littlie Young child

Scungies Old clothes

Preloved Second-hand article for sale

NEW ZEALAND

No worries Something is no trouble

Trimmings Christmas decorations

SOUTH AFRICAN

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

SOUTH ASIAN

Masala Casual chat

Saloon Men's barber shop

CARIBBEAN

Belonger Person of African descent who lives in the Caribbean

Commesse Scandal, conflict, illegal behaviour

BRITISH REGIONS

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

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