Contributions

Anastasis Tavropoulos

Posted on 12 Jun 2019

Here's some Cypriot
Chiaera - Chair

Koutchises - to hit something (with a projectile) from Engl…

Iacovos Neophytou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Που εν η κόρη σου;

Μα εν ηξέρω. Is suppose to είσιεν ν´αρτει σήμερα.

More code-switching, t…

Iacovos Neophytou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Έλα να σ´ακκάσω - Elephant and Castle

Source: My dad. He tells of an old lady who described th…

Iacovos Neophytou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Πρόσεχε, εν πολλά κκράφτησσα τούτη.

- Be careful, she is very crafty / deceitful / untrustworth…

Mariou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Umboola = ambulance
Cofflax = cornflakes or any other breakfast cereal

Katia

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Knithete κνιθετε = scratching
Ampou lalis = ti les
Centra heati = central Finchley

Vaso

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Stochin - Stodgy

Christos

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

chiki - chicken
kookka - cooker

Kori jo

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Ass cream - ice cream
One pow - one pound
Chutterkka - chartered accountant
Shoh peeng - shoppin…

sophia

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

con fleis = any cereal
marketa = market
ambula = ambulance
dasbi = dustbin
na bookaro = to b…

Tagged: London, North, in, village

Costas

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

" kamneis ligolai" do you offer legal aid - persons looking for solicitor that does legal aid w…

SpartanStathi

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Unbisteftable - blend of unbelievable and 'abistefto'
Blondissa - blonde woman
Chigoui - as in 't…

Tagged: Epitomy, Gringlish', of, 'The

Flora

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Μαρκέτα ( supermarket)

Kat

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Bitchissa (Bitch)
Gerraravitz (Get out of it)
Sulla na bitchi (son of a bitch)
Polishmanos (poli…

Andreas Pavlou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Baso- λεωφορείο
Fishatiko- fish and chips shop
Boksi- κουτί
Ινδιάνος--indian
Televijon- τηλεόρα…

Christina C. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

It's got to be #fishburypark..didn't realise until I was an adult that this was in fact #FinsburyPa…

Tagged: UK

Chris P. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

My Yiayia used to call Camden Town ‘up and down’

Tagged: London

Tina K. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

My Yiayia used to use ‘jusdasay’ (just the same) and ‘abetchoo’ (I bet you) in her Greek sentences.…

Tagged: London

Marianna M. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

“Where did you parkares to car”

Tagged: London

Gabriel (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

το κέττλο - kettle
μικκημάους - any form of cartoon
το ντάσπι - bin
η κούκκα - stove

Also,…

Tagged: London

Polis L. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

My grandma used to like going to the "marketa".

Oh, and my friend came up with "ξεκλάτσιαρε" to …

Tagged: England, Nottingham

Petro N (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

I was about write to you & complain. But I had no "στάμπα" to put on the letter, so I was going to …

Tagged: West, Midlands

Kilo (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Banga was a τράπεζα until my early 20’s 😩

Mappo

Tagged: Germany

Sophia (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Η γιαγιά μου λέει ότι πρέπει να 'cancellari' το ραντεβού της!

Yiayia at ATM/cash point: "Θέλω να…

Kimchi (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Oh god, my mum and godmother have quite a few 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Caioukia = cake
Sausenges = sausages
Cig…

Tagged: UK

Panteli S. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

mum would take us shopping with her to the "margetta" shops visited included "lidleewoos" (littlewo…

Tagged: UK, pop, Shopping

Soulla S. (via twitter)

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

MassaSpencers = Marks & Spencers

Tagged: Yorkshire

John

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Turnpieglay = Turnpike Lane

Fishbury Park = Finsbury Park

The emergency = the immersion heate…

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Σαουντκλαουντάκης: χρήστης του Σαουντκλάουντ

Pepa

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Μουβαρίσκω (mouvarisko) = move house🏚️

πασκέττα = basket

o πόης - οι πόηες = boy / boys

Πλακατζής

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Τζαμπαντζούλης: το υποκοριστικό του Τζαμπάντι Τζί

''Ξεσκίζομαι στα γέλια κάθε φορά που βλέπω τον…

Kyrie (George Kyriacou)

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Hotelin - Hotel
o avgoboulis - The bloke who sell eggs!
Frichin - Fridge

Weston-super-Mare

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Αϊσολγουερθίτης, Αϊσολγουερθίτες
Αϊσολγουερθίτισσα, Αϊσολγουερθίτισσες

Κάτοικος του Αϊσολγουερθ.

Sylvie manti

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Pickup = record player

Pantelis S (via twitter)

Posted on 10 Jun 2019

Polishmannos ... policeman
Umbulla .. ambulance

Pepa

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Ρεφιουτζής - ρεφιουντζίνα - ρεφιουτζήες = refugee (male, female, plural)

Η Νέρσα = nurse (female…

Tagged: London, West

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

FIFTY SHADES OF GOUBEBIAS: AN ALBUM BY HALLOUMUNATI

What wonderful names for band and an album. …

Athena M (via twitter)

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Depósito = deposit
Inshouriance = insurance

Panos

Posted on 09 Jun 2019

Mickey Mouse = referred to all sort of cartoons/ animation on the TV.

Katia

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Diklame sta mathkia = look at me in the eyes

Pepa

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Αϊρέζος (Airezos) = Irish

Tagged: London, West

Christala (via twitter)

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Kabs (short for kabires) - toast

I recall acute embarrassment when suggesting 2 friends we have …

Kyri P.

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Η ατρέσα (Addresa) =address
Το μαshίνι (Machini) = machine
H μαικροάβα (microava) = microwave ov…

Tagged: London, West

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Οι αηρισς / the Irish (this is interesting because presumably my parents generation didn't know any…

Pav Mastihi

Posted on 08 Jun 2019

Yεεrology

The Yεεrologist

The name of a travelling van selling authentic Greek gyro in market…

Yiayia Katia

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Koutsakotiri = mantalaki
Fizani is a glass jar full of sweets and they use the word FIZANI for the…

Ari Raft

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Dambelles = DumbBells

Ηθικολόγος

Posted on 07 Jun 2019

Νετφλιξάκι: υποκοριστικό του Νέτφλιξ, 😂😂😂😂.