5 October 2012

alma chizzit - A request to find the cost of an item.

amant - Quantity; sum total ("Thez a yuge amant of mud in Saffend").

awss - A four legged animal, on which money is won, or more likely lost ("That awss ya tipped cost me a fiver t'day"). 

branna - More brown than on a previous occasion ("Ere, Trace, ya look branna today, ave you been on a sunbed?").

bruvva - Male relative sharing same parents ("Me bruvva's back in court on Tuesday"). 

cort a panda - Large hamburger.

dan in the maff- Unhappy ("Wossmatta, Trace, ya look a bit dan in the maff").

eye-eels - Women's shoes affording significant elevation to the wearer.

Furrock - The location of Lakeside Shopping Centre.

garrij - A building where a car is kept or repaired (Trace: "Oi, Darren, I fink the motah needs ta go in the garrij cos it aint working proper, innit"). 

Ibeefa - Balaeric holiday island.

innit - Modifier, usually at end of sentence, to check or clarify that statement is accurate or understood (see "garrij" above - "it ain't working proper, innit"). 

lafarjik- Lacking in energy ("I feel all lafarjik").

oi oi! - Traditional greeting. Often heard from the doorway of pubs or during banging dance tunes at clubs.

owssband - Unable to leave the house because of illness, disability etc. 

paipa - The Sun, The Mirror or The Sport.

reband- The period of recovery and emotional turmoil after rejection by a loved one ("I couldn't elp it, I wuz on the reband from Craig").

Saffend - Essex coastal resort boasting the longest pleasure pier in the world. The place where the characters from TV's, popular soap opera, Eastenders go on holiday. 

shu' up - Direct request for quiet ("shu' up, I'm tryiner watch Eastenders").

tan - The city of London, the big smoke.

war' er - transparent colourless liquid; molecular structure characterised by two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom; vital to all lifeforms. 

webbats - Querying the location of something or someone. ("Webbats is me dole card Trace? I've gotta sign on in arf hour").

wonnid - 1. Desired, needed. 2. Wanted by the police.

zaggerate - To imply that something is bigger or better than it actually is. 
("I told ya a fazzand times already"). "

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