4. “Nice one bruva”
What it normally means: An appreciation of success, aimed at a male sibling.
What it means in Essex: An exclamation of happiness, aimed at anyone, including yourself. For example: “Just won £2 on a scratchy… NICE ONE BRUVAAAA.”
5. “Get a tan”
What it normally means: To undergo a slight darkening of the skin after exposure to the sun.
What it means in Essex: To go to a salon and purchase a brown liquid, mousse, or cream for application to your skin, usually with a designated tanning mitten. As in, “Will be over later, gotta get a tan, babe.”