Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Barrier Bumming - urban dictionary definition of Oyster barging in London

Barrier Bumming.

Definition, New London-specific Urban Dictionary:

"That thing when people squeeze up behind you to go through a tube barrier on your Oyster card"

Does it have a name?

Yes it does.

It's called barrier bumming.

As in: "I thought I got touched up when I was touching out - but it wasn't.
It was just someone barrier bumming me."

"I gave a little penalty kick shuffle when I went through,
but it didn't stop me being barrier bummed."

"He got me through on his Oyster.
It was a consensual barrier bumming."

© Jon Macqueen and Neil Mossey, 2016. All rights reserved.

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