Bop: Dance in College.
Formal Hall (aka formal): A smart dinner where students dress their best and enjoy College’s delicious food.
Pimm’s: alcoholic drink, usually mixed with lemonade, fruit and cucumber and drunk in the summer. It doesn’t taste very alcoholic, but don’t be fooled!
Punt: a punt is a long flat boat propelled with a long pole; to punt you stand at one end of the boat and push the boat along with the pole. It’s not too hard once you get the hang of it and St Anne’s has a punt that is available for use by undergraduates.
Radcliffe Camera: part of the Bodleian Library – on lots of the famous pictures of Oxford.
Scout: Oxford term for a cleaner; he/she will come and clean your room.
Summer Eights: Oxford rowing (boat) races.
Term: the British equivalent of a semester; Oxford has 3 a year (Michaelmas – Fall; Hilary – Spring; and Trinity – Summer).
Truck Food: Food sold from vans parked around Oxford in the evenings (usually kebabs, jacket potatoes and the like).
Tute: Short for tutorial – the way students are taught in Oxford, in small groups with a tutor.