In every language, there are words that don’t translate well, but British English seems to have more than others. What may seem blindingly obvious to every Londoner is likely going to thoroughly confuse a visitor. Seemingly every conversation you have with a local will be sprinkled with bamboozling idioms and slang designed to perplex even the most fluent linguist or speaker of American English. To help you out on your next visit to London, we’ve put together a guide on how to talk like a Londoner, so you can navigate the minefield that is the English language and blend in with the locals while you’re out and about. Here’s the London slang you need to know before your trip!