Do you know your British sayings?

British English is responsible for some pretty weird and wonderful sayings – from having a ‘right ole’ knees up’ to being ‘as mad as a box of frogs’, there’s no end to fun British phrases. Are you ready to try your luck with our quiz? You’ll be chuffed to bits if you can get 10/10!

Have you ever heard of Cockney Rhyming Slang? It is slang made-up of rhymes which originated in the East End of London during the 1840s. Many terms are still in use today! For example, ‘Adam and Eve’ is used to mean ‘believe’ – one could say ‘I couldn’t Adam and Eve it’. And if you want to talk about your hair you can say, ‘barnet fair’!

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