The 63 differences between British and American English
America and Britain have a lot more in common than their special relationship. Remember when our leaders held hands that one time?
One thing that’s vastly different though, is how we implement the English language.
It was perhaps best summed up by the comedy god Eddie Izzard:
Here’s the infographic, put together by Grammar Check.
Some are obvious, like autumn and fall, but others are a lesser known – such as cooker and stove, lorry and truck and queue and line.
Memorise (or memorize) these before any holidays to one country or the other in order to avoid any confusion – because there’s a lot of potential for that to happen.
Then you can sit and enjoy your biscuits/cookies in the privacy of your rented flat/apartment after you’ve hit the pavements/sidewalks and visited the shops/stores.