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24 September 2014
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Dictionary The Only Fools characters speak in a special language, some of which is Cockney Rhyming slang and some of which are pure inventions sprung from the mind of Derek Trotter. From time to time Del also employs some unique foreign lingo.
Basic lingo    

cop - to receive something, or a police officer.
cosmic -outstanding; exceptional
cushty - great; brilliant
dipstick - a fool
el-bow - also 'the Spanish fiddler', to end a relationship
enemy - wife, missus
Gandhi's revenge - a dodgy stomach
heave-ho - another way of saying 'el-bow'
hump - to be annoyed
humpty-dumpty - to perform sexual relations
jacksie - the posterior
jaffa - to be 'seedless' as in infertile, one who 'fires blanks'
lovely jubbly - brilliant, great, cushty

  mutton - deaf, hard of hearing
noofter - a gay man
plonker - an idiot
pukka - great, perfect
ruby - Indian takeaway cuisine
schtum - to keep quiet, keep a secret
sort - a woman, or bird
stoke on trent - a gay man
stone me - an exclamation of anguish
stuke - a difficult situation
this immortal curl - the world
triffic - great, wonderful
twonk - a plonker or dipstick
wally - a twonk, a plonker, or a dipstick
Money lingo    

boracic or brassic - lacking in funds, skint
century - £100
douce in bunce - £200
earner - as in a "nice little ...", a profitable business transaction
grand - £1000
kosher readies - unlaundered money
monkey - £500
pony - £25
potless - to be skint
score - £20

  One pound coins


Check out Del's foreign lingo dictionary. » »




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