Do You Know Your Apples And Pears? The Hilarious UK Slang Quiz
About This Quiz
Americans speak English, but do they really know what the British are talking about? The English language is a strange mistress - straightforward in one breath, then totally tangential in the next. Anyone who has ever visited London, England, might need a translator, because they speak in a dialect, all of their own. This fun quiz will test your knowledge of Cockney rhyming slang, Northern frankness, and Scottish lyricism. If you didn't know that "the apples and pears" are the stairs, then you're not gonna Adam and Eves how cack you're gonna be at this one, soft lad. Answer the dog and bone for me, would you, luv? Get it wrong and you're gonna look a right narna. Keep 'em peeled and keep it shtum, you're about to delve into the deepest darkness depths of dialect. Ready?
Mike has an MA in Creative Writing and is a full-time copywriter, yoga teacher, and playwright. His copywriting has taken him to dizzy heights: writing in every conceivable niche from facts about carpet slippers to portents about artificial intelligence and how to overcome plantar fasciitis (look it up) to fabulous home decor. Mike is a UK-based playwright whose work has been performed all around the world (as long as you count the UK and Western Australia). His work is available on Amazon, and you can listen to his podcast where he talks about playwriting with his sarcastic co-presenter. He runs the WriteForTheStage courses and you can follow him on @Write4TheStage (Twitter) and @_mike_heath_ on Instagram.
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