Jay Nordlinger writes, "Many years ago, I became aware that “pissed” meant one thing in America, another thing in Britain. One night in London, I asked a man for directions. He said, “Sir, I’m pissed.” He didn’t look angry, though. What he was, was drunk."
His readers chimed in.
My Irish relatives said: "Come on in and we'll have a wee nip and some good crack". Crack meaning conversation over