Friday, September 22, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Post code: Noun BRITISH for zip code. "Fear teeters on the edge a precarious wobble like pirates getting the boot an embarrassing final walk turned tango as he balances and sways to swan-dive into the icy caverns below. It's a visceral thing fear-- all smoky and… Continue reading Post code
Thursday, September 21, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Faff: Verb, no object, British informal Spend time in ineffectual activity. Noun, in singular, informal A great deal of ineffectual activity. "A warm cuppa, nestled in the cradle of palms like a newborn babe, precious and a fresh start, no blemishes to agitate the world at large.… Continue reading Faff
Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Trainers: Noun BRITISH for tennis/running shoes. "He's panting as he sprints, a mad dash for his life; quite literally because there's something behind him and he's not sparing a moment to identify what or who is it. His heartbeat pounds like an erratic, electric metronome hyped up on… Continue reading Trainers
Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Ring: Verb, with object, chiefly British To call; to call by telephone. Ring off: Phrasal verb To end a call. "Two teenage boys creep along the darkened neighbourhood, stealthy and silent. It's a good night to garage plunder. Of course, their search is for the idiots who leave garage… Continue reading Ring
Monday, September 18, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Oi: Exclamation, informal (also "oy") Used to attract someone's attention, especially in a rough or angry way. "She squints at the materials before her: finger and oil and water paints to the left aligned together sporadically in contrast to the various brushes and cups loitering on the right.… Continue reading Oi
Sunday, September 17, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Moustache: Noun BRITISH for mustache. "You are inconsolable heavy and numb and gone just like-- stop! You grieve as if you're the widower though it's not right can never explain the truth your truth that love is undefinable and tangible a reassuring grasp gliding through fingertips like carding… Continue reading Moustache
How have we found ourselves at the 150th word already?! Time. Flies. You are all the best gift. So thank you, most sincerely. ❤️ Saturday, September 16, 2017. Daily Brit Wit. Saucy: Adjective, informal, chiefly British Sexually suggestive in a light-hearted and humorous way; cheeky or impertinent. "She urges the two youngsters inside, hiding her smile for… Continue reading Saucy: Happy 1-5-0!