Reh Teh Teh (n) “Reh Teh Teh, yeah?” – Sway
Grime rappers love to dismiss their fellow artists, and the saying ‘Reh Teh Teh’ seems to have become the new go-to phrase. Basically meaning etc. etc., it is also supposed to have the sound of a machine gun in it. Making it a more confrontational way of the classic opening and closing of your hand to imply someone talks too much.
So there we have it. Ten phrases you are likely to come across in grime tracks. They should probably make it easier to follow what the artists are saying, but be careful not to use these in normal conversation, as there is a chance that you will end up being dubbed a wasteman.
Wasteman (n) “Such a wasteman” – Literally everyone
A prick, dickhead, moron, knobber, bellend, reh teh teh.