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Luke K. (via email)
I am fascinated by your research into Grenglish. I was born and brought up in London, UK, originall…
This is wonderful and would be a shame to lose the cypriot/english language as spoken by that immig…
Not sure if this has already been mentioned but when I was young:
The Sweet Shop = “sweetchitiko…
Πιζινες/ πιζινες Μάν ( obviously business/ business man. The way it’s used has cultural connotation…
Stevie has got lots of these on YouTube / Facebook, so log all of those! Some he might have missed …
well its more the about the accent you can hear north london cypriot its very specific. I meet peop…
My mum was talking to my non-greek husband about Cyprus. On saying "Cyprus has many beautiful bitch…
Kori- in Greek you would refer to a close friend or family member who is female and saying that wor…
Sophia (via twitter)
Η γιαγιά μου λέει ότι πρέπει να 'cancellari' το ραντεβού της!
Yiayia at ATM/cash point: "Θέλω να…
Οι αηρισς / the Irish (this is interesting because presumably my parents generation didn't know any…
Pav panayioti mastihi
Gory roughly translates as hey you or hey girl used when women address each other.
This has always been one of my favourites, referring to an altercation where it's …
This has always been used by my family when referring to the breakfast table.
E.g. Na …