CALL BOX n. 1. Telephone box.
CAMP-BED n. 1. A bed put up in a tent.
CANDY FLOSS n. 1. Cotton candy.
CANTEEN n. 1. Cafeteria.
CAPITAL The most important city in a country
CARAVAN n. 1. Mobile home. 2. Trailer.
CAR PARK n. 1. A parking lot.
CATS' EYES n. 1. The reflectors that are imbedded in the middle of the road to make it easier to see the middle line at night.
CELLOTAPE (see sellotape)
CHAP n. Same as "bloke"; a guy.
CHAV n. Typically a working class person of lowish intelligence who wears designer label copies.
CHEERS phrase. 1. A typical English drinking toast. 2.Thanks. .3. Good bye.
CHEERIO phrase. 1. Good bye.
CHEMIST n. 1. Drug store.
CHIPPIE n. 1. A fish and CHIP shop.
CHIPPINGS n. 1. Gravel, as in the roadside sign "Beware of loose CHIPPINGS".
CHIPS n. 1. French fries, as in "fish and CHIPS".
CHRISTIANITY A religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.
CHUFF. v. (1) To make loud puffing or breathing noises. (2) slang To speak nonsense. Chuffed, chuffing.
CHUFFED adv. 1. Happy, as in, "I was really CHUFFED when I passed my exams."
CHUTNEY n. A preserve made with vegetables and mild spices, used by the English to accompany cold meats, cheeses and savoury pies.
CIDER n. 1. Not apple juice, but a rather strong alcoholic drink made from apple juice.
CINEMA n. (1) A movie theater. This is not to be confused with a THEATRE.
CLEVER adj. 1. bright or intelligent. A clever student is an intelligent student.
CLOTTED CREAM n. 1. A cream so thick that you can spread it with your knife. It is made by indirectly heating full-cream cow's milk using steam or a water bath and then leaving it in shallow pans to cool slowly. During this time, the cream content rises to the surface and forms 'clots' or 'clouts'.It forms an essential part of a cream tea.
CLOAKROOM n. 1. Toilet.
COCKNEY n. 1. Anyone born within the sound (hearing distance) of the Bow bells in London (the East end).
CONK. n. The nose. See also HOOTER
CONTINENTAL QUILT n. 1. A comforter.
COOKER n. 1. An apparatus for cooking food; a stove.
COPPER n. Policeman
CORKING. adj. Excellent; splendid. Like spiffing. Often used sarcastically.
COT n. 1. A bed for a baby
CRAZY. adj. 1. Acting mad. Other variations include CRACKERS, DAFT, BONKERS, BARKING MAD and BARMY.
CREAM TEAS n. 1. A traditional snack widely served in the U.K. It consists of TEA, SCONES (a type of muffin), and generous portions of CLOTTED CREAM and JAM (usually strawberry). Find out more
CRISPS. n. Snack chips; usually the potato kind.
CRUMPET. n. A small, round, bread muffin cooked on a griddle. It is often toasted and served with butter. Americans know it as an "English muffin." Find out more
CUSTARD n. 1. A yellow sauce used as a topping on various desserts.