Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Lassie: Noun, chiefly Scottish and Northern English Another term for lass. "My sweet lassie is curled up tight in a protective ball, face tucked into the back of the sofa, singing softly, with her pretty brown eyes scrunched up she's quite small, my lass, and the sofa dwarfs her… Continue reading Lassie
Friday, June 1, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Footy: Noun, British informal (also: footie) Shortened term for football; comparable to American soccer. Did you miss me? 😊 So good to be back!! ~Kelsey "He is a terrible father. Though not the first time he has acknowledged the truth, Brian hasn't felt it this acutely since his divorce was… Continue reading Footy
Friday, April 20, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Boyo: Noun, Irish and Welsh informal A boy or man (used chiefly as a form of address). Compare with bloke. HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!!!!! I'll have a post out later on with more of my undying devotion. Just know you all are incredible and you have my gratitude and love. ~Kelsey "We decide to have a picnic.… Continue reading Boyo: One Year Old!
Thursday, April 19, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Aerated: Adjective, informal Agitated, angry, or overexcited. "Overcast skies will not deter me for I am jolly chuffed skipping giggling dancing out to the car park five steps ahead of my daddy dragging behind me three black balloons. I earned them, you see, and do not mind their… Continue reading Aerated
Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Codswallop: Noun, mass noun, informal Nonsense. "To my family, I have encountered something mightily eye-opening, profound, and shocking. Perhaps you should be sitting down for this one. (I did leave my note for you on the kitchen island for a reason: use the stools, please!) If I start at… Continue reading Codswallop
Sunday, April 15, 2018. The naughty step (corner): Phrase, British informal A place where a child is sent after misbehaving in order to reflect on their actions; time-out. Essentially a year ago I started this mini series and I've been in love with the characters ever since. Today, I give to you perhaps the final part in it. It… Continue reading The naughty step
Saturday, April 14, 2018. Daily Brit Wit. Gran: Noun, informal One's grandmother. Compare with nan. "They were doing a line up. Megan received the rather distressing call from her gran that she needed a lift and would Megan kindly help her out. Of course the granddaughter agreed. Megan is easily able to drop what she is doing… Continue reading Gran