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British Bingo Slang

If you are interested in online bingo, then your chances of ending up at a british bingo site is very high. If you ended up here then you may allready be playing at one of the most popular british bingo sites such as Sky Bingo that is a branch of the British media giant known mostly as "Sky".

British Bingo Slang is somewhat different than what you may see at other online bingo sites, so be sure to check out our British Bingo Slang List below before you start playing if you want to know what all the British Bingo Lingo really means.

The following is a list of the most commonly used British bingo slang followed by a section with a short description of the supposed meaning behind some of the more obscure pieces of british bingo lingo!

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British Bingo Slang List

1 Kelly's eye | At the beginning | Nelson's column
2 One little duck | Me and you
3 You and me | Cup of tea | One Little Flea
4 Knock at the door | B4 (and after)
5 Man alive
6 Tom's tricks | Tom Nix | Chopsticks
7 Lucky seven | God's in heaven
8 One Fat Lady | Golden gate
9 Doctor's orders
10 Tony's Den | Blind 10
11 Legs eleven
12 One dozen, One and two - a dozen, Monkey's cousin (rhymes with "a dozen")
13 Unlucky for some | Devil's number, Bakers dozen
14 Valentines day
15 Rugby team, Young and keen
16 Sweet sixteen | She's lovely | Never been kissed
17 Often been kissed | The age to catch 'em | Dancing Queen
18 Key of the door | Coming of age
19 Goodbye teens
20 Getting plenty | Blind 20
21 Key of the door
22 Two little ducks | All the twos
23 Thee and me | The Lord is my Shepherd
24 Two dozen
25 Duck and dive
26 Bed and breakfast | Half a crown | Pick and mix
27 Little duck with a crutch | Gateway to heaven
28 In a state | Over weight
29 You're doing fine
30 Burlington Bertie | Dirty Gertie | Speed limitFlirty thirty | Blind 30
31 Get up and run
32 Buckle my Shoe
33 Dirty knees | All the threes | All the feathers | Two little fleas | Sherwood Forest
34 Ask for more
35 Jump and jive
36 Three dozen
37 A flea in heaven
38 Christmas cake
39 Those famous steps
40 Naughty Forty
41 Time for fun
42 That famous street in Manhattan | Whinny the Pooh
43 Down on your knees
44 Droopy drawers | All the fours
45 Halfway house | Halfway there
46 Up to tricks
47 Four and seven
48 Four dozen
49 PC (Police Constable) | Copper | Nick nick
50 Bulls eye | Blind 50 | Half a century
51 Tweak of the thumb
52 Weeks in a year | Danny La Rue
53 Stuck in the tree
54 Clean the floor
55 Snakes alive | All the fives
56 Was she worth it?
57 Heinz varieties
58 Make them wait | Choo choo Thomas
59 Brighton line
60 Three score | Blind 60 | Five dozen
61 Bakers bun
62 Tickety boo | Turn on the screw
63 Tickle me
64 Red raw | The Beatles number
65 Old age pension
66 Clickety click | All the sixes
67 Made in heaven | Argumentative number
68 Saving grace
69 The same both ways | your place or mine | Either way up | Meal for two
70 Three score and ten | Blind 70
71 Bang on the drum
72 A crutch and a duck | Six dozen | Par for the course
73 Crutch and a flea | Queen B
74 Candy store
75 Strive and strive
76 Trombones
77 Sunset strip | All the sevens | Two little crutches
78 Heavens gate
79 One more time
80 Gandhi's breakfast | Blind 80 | Eight and blank
81 Fat lady and a little wee | Stop and run
82 Fat lady with a duck | Straight on through
83 Fat lady with a flea | Time for tea | Ethel's Ear
84 Seven dozen
85 Staying alive
86 Between the sticks
87 Fat lady with a crutch | Torquay in Devon
88 Two fat ladies | All the eights | Wobbly wobbly 
89 Nearly there | All but one
90 Top of the shop | Top of the house | Blind 90 | End of the line

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Meanings behind some of the British bingo words

Many of the terms used ar british online bingo sites are based simply upon rhyming slang.

British Bingo Slang Ryhming Examples:
"Bakers Bun" is 61
"One More Time" is 79

Some of the other british bingo slang terms are based on elder number systems.

Bristing Bingo Slang Number System Examples:

Dozens and British Bingo Slang:
Each of the numbers that are divideable by 12, - a Dozen, has a "british bingo slang" with the amount of dozens the number equals.

"One Dozen" is 12
"Two Dozens is 24

British Bingo Slang for bingo ball numbers ending with a zero
Each of the bingo balls with numbers that end with a zero (bingo ball numbers that can be divided by 10) have a british bingo slang based on this called blind.

"Blind 10" is 10
"Blind 20" is 20

British Bingo Slang for bingo ball numbers with two identical numbers
Each of the bingo ball numbers with two identical numbers (such as 11 and 22) have a british bingo slang based on this called "All the".

"All the threes" is 33
"All the fives" is 55

British Bingo Slang for bingo ball numbers based on the shape of the numbers
Another popular british bingo slang variant is based on the shape of the numbers on the bingo balls.

8 looks like a fat lady, therefore 88 is "Two Fat ladies".
2 looks like the neck of a swan, so 22 is "Two Little Ducks"
7 is a little crutch
3 is a flea and so on.

Mixing two numbers you end up with things like 87 - "Fat Lady on Crutches"

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