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British Slang As Guessed By An American

Consider this the new British dictionary.

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:

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"A bit naff" has been given the correct British definition, because the American couldn't even get the real meaning right.

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