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Old 07-20-2005, 04:55 PM   #1
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If I were working in a pub in England or the rest of Europe is there any terms or lingo that I should know about before hand? what about any must know drinks? or shots?

The same q's for Australia. Thank you for all your help everyone.
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^Yes. Blabbing "I'm drunk!" hither and thither will probably, in almost every single case, get you laid.

Oh, but if you're talking about ordering drinks, well... it's pretty much the same as the US or Canada.
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Just remember that in Australia, one typically doesn't order beers by the "pint" - unless you're at a British or Irish pub... they often go by the "pot" or "schooner," and a typical bottle's a "stubbie."

But don't worry, you'll figure it out in no time. If drunks the world over can keep up with whatever system for measuring and ordering booze, anyone can!
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When I was in Australia, it took me a bit to understand it when a bartender would ask "ya right?" Meaning, do I need a beer? If I did not need anything yet, I would respond, "I'm all set". Then I would get really strange look. Someone later told me that "all set" is more of a U.S.- New England regional term.....do other people say that around the U.S.? All this time I thought it was universal...just like "wicked" . Nobody in Australia seemed to understand what the heck I meant.
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I sometimes say "Im all set", but most of the time Ill say "Im good"
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damn, wicked is one of my favorite words.
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When I was in Australia, it took me a bit to understand it when a bartender would ask "ya right?"* Meaning, do I need a beer?* If I did not need anything yet, I would respond, "I'm all set".* Then I would get really strange look.* Someone later told me that "all set" is more of a U.S.- New England regional term.....do other people say that around the U.S.?* All this time I thought it was universal...just like "wicked"* .* Nobody in Australia seemed to understand what the heck I meant.
All set must be a North American thing, cause I dont think Ive ever met anyone that doesnt know what it means...but I guess I havent asked everyone I know.
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Dont get offended if you hear "fuck" and "cunt" and "twat" being thrown around willy nilly. The Aussies are a very crude race.
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I can't stand the "C" word. I want to hand anyone a bar of soap who uses it . It's just so horrible. lol
I don't know of a worse word to use on a girl. Do you?

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Actually, in places like Oz and Scotland, the C-word is mostly used for guys and is deemed pretty inoffensive...
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Dont get offended if you hear "fuck" and "cunt" and "twat" being thrown around willy nilly. The Aussies are a very crude race.
[quote]mate im an aussie and i dont think i know anyone who says cunt or twat.in which city did you here this?
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Just watch Deadwood on HBO. A few episodes of that show will competely desensitize to you to the 2 big Cs. (Cunt and Cocksucker).

It does seem the Brits (and perhaps the Aussies based on the above) like to use cunt and twat much more often than what I am used to in the States.
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I don't really care about cursing or people cursing... but once someone says cunt.... I dont know... It's so vulgar and ugly sounding

I know what "i'm all set" means, my dad uses it all the time (he lived in New England his frist years in the U.S. so.... that might be it) but I usually say ''I'm good/I'm okay"
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in scotland they say 'what like?' meaning whats going on, whats up, whaddya want etc... i was so confused when i first heard that, i was like 'whats what like?!?!'

i just cackle inwardly when i hear people say cunt cos its used as an offensive term when really it was originally used in a beautiful way.... i've actually forgotten where it came from, but i mite b able to find out. ts written down somewhere.
but knowing that jus makes me giggle cos people really dont know what their sayin and it makes em sound stupid and ignorant, mwa ha ha (cackle cackle) bastards lol
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Trainspotting (the book) is almost entirely written phonetically in a Scottish/Leith accent. There is a whole lot of lingo I'd never heard...and its quite infectious! I find myself wanting to use it. There's even a 'glosary' in the back of the book.
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Are ye gettin' wide with me, Kameleen? If so, I'll havta put the bairns to bed n' give ya what's comin, ye ken?
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dunno if u have these but anyway
snakebite = half lager half cider and blackcurrant
golden =half lager and half bitter
bitter top = bitter with lemonade on top
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Dont get offended if you hear "fuck" and "cunt" and "twat" being thrown around willy nilly. The Aussies are a very crude race.
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im an auzzie and your right u shouldnt get offended if you hear the word fuck cos we tend to use it alot in sentances.. like instead of saying "um" we usually say fuck instead.... twat isnt common hear i think its more an english word, but if you get called a "cunt" you more than likely are one so just take it on the chin
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Dont get offended if you hear "fuck" and "cunt" and "twat" being thrown around willy nilly. The Aussies are a very crude race.
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fuckin oth we are, i for one have a very foul mouth and am often told to watch my mouth at work... it is generally the girls that dont like to hear the word "cunt" and old ppl have there winge about any swearword said in public

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mate im an aussie and i dont think i know anyone who says cunt or twat.in which city did you here this?
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