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What kinds of words do you know are different between British and American English ? What kinds of words do you know are different between British and American English, like an aubergine and an eggplant?
Feb 10, 2010 2:25 PM
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U.S.: lawyer; Brit: solicitor U.S.: truck; Brit: lorrie U.S.: Semi-Tractor Trailer; Brit: articulated lorrie U.S.: the john (toilet); Brit: the loo U.S.: subway (地铁): Brit: underground U.S.: underground walkway; Brit: subway U.S: suspenders [hold up pants]; Brit: braces U.S. [car] hood; Brit: bonnet U.S.: [car] trunk; Brit: boot U.S.: back yard [園]; Brit: lawn, garden U.S.: sod [草地]; Brit: turf U.S.: zucchini [瓜]; Brit: courgette U.S: flashlight; Brit: torch
February 10, 2010
Hi have a look at http://www.italki.com/knowledge/contribution-DIFFERENCES+BETWEEN+AMERICAN+AND+BRITISH+ENGLISH.htm
February 11, 2010
Find out more at: http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blbritam.htm
February 11, 2010
Hello Ryous, We ate the biscuits than watched a film together.(British English) We ate the cookies than watched a movie together.(American English). You can find more differences in the following list: http://www.hintsandthings.co.uk/library/WORDS2.htm
February 10, 2010
USA: "Damn" British: "Bloody" USA: "Dude" (hi dude!) British: "Mate" (hi mate!, cheers mate!...)
February 10, 2010
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