A Quick Lesson on How to Swear Like a Brit

Anglophenia, host Kate Arnell offers a quick lesson in the use of and the origins of such British “swear” words as “bloody,” “bollocks,” “pissed,” and “sod”.

Swearing ranks up there with taking tea and discussing the weather as a British pastime. If you’re uninitiated in the colorful world of British swearing, Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell offers you a master class in the latest episode of our YouTube series. Don’t worry: we won’t turn the air blue with the naughtier terms, but here’s a good start if you want to slide in a “bloody hell” or two into your daily conversation.