British Swear Words and How To Use Them
Tips on perfecting your potty-mouthed UK slang from an ugly American in the land of tea and twiglets
Like many Americans, the first time I visited the U.K. I didn’t have a clue (or a “monkey’s” as they say here) about how they talked, beyond a few PBS specials or Hugh Grant films. I especially didn’t know about how differently they use swear words here.