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Re: advice for american travellers going to britain (humour)

:Maybe someone could translate?  For instance, what the hell is BSE or

Well, Shin-Fane is in the news constantly.  It's the political arm of the IRA
(Irish Repulican Army, the sworn enemy of all things British).  To be honest,
the BSE reference stumped me.  Perhaps a reference to Mad Cow Disease?  Not too
sure.  Anyone from England care to clarify?

You might peruse the following URL:

It's an online British/American slang dictionary.

Have fun!

Best regards,

Michael Lindner