I’m sure most of you have seen the memes and heard the jokes about Americans just not understanding what a ‘cheeky Nandos’ is. There have been some absolutely hilarious explanations floating around, using the most ‘laddy’ language possible, leaving people from outside the UK confused and probably a little worried. It’s weird because, even though I KNOW what a ‘cheeky Nandos’ is, it’s just really difficult to explain it in writing without feeling like I’ve written a whole load of nothing:
You’re out with your friends, not doing much, probably just finished school or uni for the day, and then suddenly… You all look at each other, and you know, deep down, that it’s time for a cheeky Nandos. It’s cheeky because it’s a bit spontaneous and impulsive, but you’re super hungry and ready for that chicken.
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Did I get that right? I’m not sure.
On a more serious note — As you can tell, this is a bit of a light-hearted post intended to give you all a little break from the turbulence of exams, revision and studying to have a laugh at this month’s weirdest internet meme.
So, without further ado, I’ve compiled a few hilarious explanations to get the ball rolling:
Okay, the last post is definitely my favourite, because a little bit of anti-Tory humour doesn’t hurt anyone.
I think I’ve definitely given up on trying to explain what a ‘cheeky Nandos’ is, I suppose it’s better to just let the memes do the talking, no?
I also very much encourage readers of this post to leave their thoughts and explanations in the comment section:
What do you think a ‘cheeky Nandos’ is? How would you describe it to someone from outside the UK? If you’re not familiar with the term ‘cheeky Nandos’, what do you think of this meme?
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