American Words That The British Might Not Like

Image credits: SlideShare

Image credits: SlideShare

George Bernard Shaw once said that the United States and the United Kingdom were two countries separated by a common language. While both countries speak English as their primary language, not all English is created equally. Many words in British English have different meanings in American English. The British are famously protective of their language though, and some of the phrases and words that Americans use drive them crazy. So if you have a British friend, and want to make them squirm a bit, this is the article for you. Which "Americanisms" drive Brits crazy? Read on and find out!

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