London Slang 101
Navigating the rabbit warren side streets of London is hard enough for a new comer, praise be to Google Maps - you’ve saved us so many times. The other part of London that normally trips tourists up is the slang. It can be very confusing when ‘sick’ is good and ‘peak’ is bad. We came up with a guide to help any newbies coming to London, but by no means is this the definitive list, it merely scratches the surface.
for sure, all good, no worries, I understand or basically anything
nerd or geek
a lot or really
problem between two people
Londoners from whatever area, are very proud of their slang. It is like knowing how to get somewhere without using CityMapper, it’s a badge of honour. Hopefully this will help you settle in faster. If you are stuck and would like a friend to help you navigate these windy streets and confusing conversation, look no further than Badoo. Because on this dating app you can change your location settings for free to guarantee you chat to a verified Londoner who can help show you around such a hectic city ;)