The BuzzFeed UK team sent me (a clueless American) the following British slang terms from across the ocean and I was tasked with guessing their meanings. This is my terrible attempt to decipher British culture:
“A bit naff” has been given the correct British definition, because the American couldn’t even get the real meaning right.
- An assailant shot two people at Texas Southern University. One person has died, and a suspect has been detained. ›
- A judge halted all eight scheduled executions in Arkansas. Inmates are challenging a law allowing the state to keep the source of its execution drugs a secret. ›
- The U.S. ended its $500 million program that trains and equips Syrian rebels in their fight against ISIS. ›