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Explanation of UK English slang

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I will help you understand any British slang/idiom/jargon that you might be wondering about. The English language has an abundance of slang, each area having their own vernacular and colloquialisms. I can help with American slang, too. ;) I also know a little bit of Cockney rhyming slang, which is weird, but fun.

Please let me know where you heard/read it, if you can. Any context will help me explain even better. Not necessary to make a request, of course.

***I can also give you a list of words that an American shouldn't say in polite company while visiting the UK (and an explanation of each.) Or a list of words with more common alternatives in England (elevator = lift, etc.)

***Alternatively, I can supply you with 5 random words or phrases just for fun.

Training & Qualifications


I'm from the States, but I lived in England for 10 years; love reading and words in general. I'm fairly literal and straightforward, so I like understanding figurative language as much as I can (so as not to be confused by it later).

P.S. I have a English husband I can ask if I get stumped. He also lived in Scotland for a little while.

Availability & Preferences


I try to respond ASAP. Usually within an hour during the day.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

Reviews of Janice


Morgan received visit of Explanation of UK English slang from Janice
Jul 25, 2017
Janice was very nice and helpful. I enjoyed the exchanging of information.
Jessica received visit of Explanation of UK English slang from Janice
Feb 06, 2017
Janice is super helpful and informative! I appreciate the information and her openness to answering questions too! Thank you, Janice!
Katherine received unit of MOVIE LIST: Numbers from Janice
Jan 28, 2019
Thanks for the list! Look forward to going through it. :)
Edgar received unit of MOVIE LIST: Terran in Space from Janice
Jan 24, 2019
Quick and great to work with
Mariana received unit of MOVIE LIST: Remakes from Janice
Jan 08, 2019
Janice was a pleasure to work with, and I'm looking forward to watching the movies on her list.
Rachel received unit of MOVIE LIST: Numbers from Janice
Dec 22, 2018
Easy to work with. Thanks
Ian received session of My Little Pony matchup from Janice
Dec 13, 2018
Its great that people are so into the toys. Fun. I had some trouble viewing the wikia.
danielle received session of 30-minute UKULELE Lesson from Janice
Nov 14, 2018
Janice was great. I had never held a ukulele before, and by the end of our session I was playing the first three notes of Jingle Bells. I really enj...oyed learning the foundational principles as an absolute beginner, and will be signing up for more classes in the future.show more
Dustin received unit of MOVIE LIST: Time Travel from Janice
Jul 27, 2018
Many mahalos, the list was delivered instantly. Perhaps we can do more. Much Aloha
Alycia received session of 30-minute UKULELE Lesson from Janice
Jul 27, 2018
Janice was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I am looking forward to more lessons.


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I have a variety of interests and craft skills. I enjoy art, astronomy, baking, beading, calligraphy, crochet, drawing, etymology, genealogy, knitting, kumihimo, movies, nail art, origami, painting, ...piano, puzzles, quilting, reading, scrapbooking, sewing, and ukulele. (If you noticed that I ordered my list alphabetically, you can image the attention to detail I put into my projects.) I have been knitting for 8 years. I've made hats, socks, sweaters, and a variety of other projects. I've loved learning different techniques over the years. Knitting with a different color yarn in each hand is my current favorite. I know how to knit continental (aka picking) and English (throwing or flicking). I have seen 1700+ movies. I have made several services in the form of MOVIE LISTS. One of my favorite services is movie recommendations. I know how hard it can be to find something fun. I will not recommend anything I haven't seen; nor recommend something I wouldn't be willing to watch again. I'm also a parent of two Autistic boys (8 and 6). They are clever, happy little boys, so I'm very lucky. I also teach piano and ukulele lessons locally (and a few via videochat).show more

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