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Secondary school

Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Secondary school: NounA school for children between the ages of eleven and sixteen. From primary school, it is the second level of education in the United Kingdom. Generally broken up into four sections (levels) of education, with multiple subdivision types."Three weeks before the end of secondary school for summer… Continue reading Secondary school

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Maths

Sunday, July 16, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Maths:Plural nounMathematics.*Welcome to the fourth installment of the Pasha series. Check out Do a runner if you haven't already!"He loathes waiting. Any patience he had built up over some three-plus decades evaporates like a greenhouse effect; only, the spare energy heats up his blood pressure. Pasha's tired.His parents are encouraging him… Continue reading Maths

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Do a runner

Saturday, July 15, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Do a runner: Phrase, informalLeave or escape hastily or furtively.*Part three of the Pasha series: check out Pants to stay in the loop."He's back in a daze, events flashing by his sight in dizzying spells of technicolour and logged down sounds, barely cognizant of people speaking to him. It's worse than staring… Continue reading Do a runner

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Pants

Friday, July 14, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Pants: Plural nounBRITISH for underwear. (Also, sometimes referred to as knickers, though usually in a humorous situation.)*Here's the second part of the Pasha series. This takes off from yesterday's Flat found here."Pasha's turmoil firmly grips low in his belly and causes him to double over, gasping for air and his knees. If… Continue reading Pants

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Flat

Thursday, July 13, 2017. Daily Brit Wit.Flat: NounBRITISH for apartment. A set of rooms that forms an individual residence, generally within a larger building and on a single floor."He's turning the final corner toward home when he notices two things nearly simultaneously: a large horde of jabbering busybodies all clumped together and flashing lights. Startled, he… Continue reading Flat