Make your own free website on
The Beatles
Home | How does it feel to be one of the... | George spotting | they're gonna put me in the... | Beatle speech | pretty fly for a white guy | past updates | stuff | loverly words | Swinging Sixties | the basics | quiz | Guestbook | Here Comes the Son | the pre-fab four | Photograph | Contact Me | Information | Discography

Beatle speech

here's a list of slang terms the beatles used~ some of these are more specific to the beatles and others are just british words they used!

gear: cool/awesome

fab: a term given by the fans to the beatles (same meaning as above)

kip: nap/sleep ("'ave you been meesin' about with me in my kip?" -ringo)

nosh: a meal

bird: girl

bash: have a good time / have a go

beatle people: the fans

pad: apartment

bloke: dude

bobby: policeman

bonnet: the hood of a car

shillings: english money

drag: a bore

ciggy: cigarette

daft: crazy

flat: apartment

jam butties: jelly sandwiches

jelly babies: jelly beans

lorry: truck

mate: friend

nit: an idiot

git: also and idiot (more insulting)

fiendish thingy!: a bomb

barney: a fight

smashing: terrific

teddy: juvenile delinquent

kick-off: beginning/start

the pool: liverpool

everyone should start using all of these words in their speech. that would be cool. 

We are in no way affiliated with any of the Beatles or their managers, etc. The Beatles are a trademark of, well, we don't really know, but not us. If you see anything you think is yours, email us and we'll take it down...if we feel like it.