Contributions

Eric Jones

Posted on 26 Mar 2021

My name’s Eric and I just came across your website - grenglish.org - in the search results.

Here…

Eric Jones

Posted on 06 Mar 2021

My name’s Eric and I just came across your website - grenglish.org - in the search results.

Here…

Christopher C. (via email)

Posted on 09 Sep 2019

A good many years ago, in a pub near the old London docks, I heard some Greek sailors use a word th…

Peter Papacosta

Posted on 07 Jul 2019

I remember my yia yia when she tried to say thank you. It came out as thekyou

Tagged: Thank, Thekyou, =, you

Litsa

Posted on 26 Jun 2019

My husband just came up with Nursa- nurse

Tagged: London, North

Angela N.

Posted on 25 Jun 2019

I'm so glad you're doing this. It's something I wanted to do, but didn't where to start or have tim…

Tagged: London

Sotiris

Posted on 23 Jun 2019

I have 2 brilliant words nobody knows about. They are probably worth about £1000 each. But you can …

Tagged: Edmonton

Dion Georgiou

Posted on 22 Jun 2019

To Mbaso - The bus
I Mbanka - The bank

Both terms that I heard my grandfather (born in Cyprus i…

Vasili Soteriou

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Pomligao

Vasili Soteriou

Posted on 20 Jun 2019

Pomligao

Savvas Savva

Posted on 14 Jun 2019

When I came to England someone told me
Έβαλα τεπόζιτο για σπίτι και μετά κάτι έγινε και το έχασα …

Iacovos Neophytou

Posted on 11 Jun 2019

Πρόσεχε, εν πολλά κκράφτησσα τούτη.

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

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

Christala

Posted on 06 Jun 2019

Pyro'wex - Pyrex
As children my sisiter and I would laugh each time our mum use this word ’fefto …

Natasa

Posted on 04 Jun 2019

My grandma is Cypriot and she grew up in London and when she cleans she would always tell me to go …

Kyri P

Posted on 31 May 2019

Do Basso - the bus
Karpeto - carpet
Do kitchin - kitchen
To keto - kettle

My mother came o…

Tagged: Mum's, dialect