7 Illustrated Slang Terms for Money

An Illustrated Tour of Slang Terms for Money The English language is rich in slang expressions for money, and often these terms tell us something interesting about the nation using them. With this in mind, the team at Art Money and Go Compare has created a series of artworks » Read More

British Accents: Tips on Understanding Brits!

The Challenges of Understanding Different Regional Accents It’s often easy for regional accents and dialects to make understanding a new language difficult. From travelling abroad to communicating with people in different countries via e-mail or telephone, understanding new people can be hard for those who aren’t familiar with common » Read More

British Slang Terms & Expressions for Money

In every country there are slang terms for money. In this post we share the official and unofficial ways Brits refer to money. The British population most definitely has an island mentality and this was never more apparent than when the euro was introduced on January 1st 1999. We » Read More

Cockney Rhyming Slang: You Won’t Adam and Eve It!

  The English language is full of quirky idioms and ways of speaking, but surely one of the quirkiest is Cockney rhyming slang.  Although most historians agree Cockney rhyming slang originated in  London’s east end in the mid-nineteenth century, there are various theories as to how this particularly British linguistic » Read More

Tea and Biscuits – British Slang

The United Kingdom is obsessed by tea and the drink has its own British slang! Here’s a light-hearted introduction to British tea slang. When Brits drink tea they invariably reach for the biscuit tin (not cookie jar) so they can munch on a couple of biscuits while they drink their » Read More