Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

5 thoughts

  1. If you find a phone box in the UK, it will not have a phone in it. so is no longer a phone box

  2. …and in Canada, we use about 1/3 of both lists, 1/3 of the British list, and 1/3 of the American list.

  3. I agree with most of them but some we use both. For example, flat/apartment. We have both flats and apartments but flats are generally a lot smaller than apartments. We also have both chips and french fries. Chips are thicker cuts of potato, whereas french fries are skinnier cuts of potato. Another one is doughnut (British) and donut (American). I really enjoyed the differences between each.

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