Common southern British English contracted form of "thank you". Homophone with "tar" in the same accent. Frequently found in the emphatic collocation "ta much".
Abbreviation for the Territorial Army
, the UK's volunteer part-time army reserve force.
Abbreviation for the UK's Tricycle
Association, a worthy if demographically threatened
body of people who even cyclists think are weird, dedicated to the "three wheels good, two wheels baaaad" principle. They organise sporadic trike time trials
and a few other races around Great Britain
, and consume prodigious quantities of beer. Beards are almost obligatory for male members.