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British and American English
In the classroom one is seldom taught those embarrassing words that might cause English speakers to laugh when you say them, but you don’t know why. There are also potentially embarrassing differences between British and American English. Here are some… Read More ›
Wikipedia definition of the term ‘wanker’ and how derogatory it can be in different countries. Article with video And just remember – even if you do slip up and say something that is embarrassing, you PROBABLY won’t be live on television!
British -our vs. American-or difference armour armor behaviour behavior colour color favourite favorite flavour flavor harbour harbor honour honor humour humor labour labor neighbour neighbor rumour rumor saviour savior British -re vs. American -er difference amphitheatre amphitheater centimetre centimeter centre center fibre fiber kilometre kilometer litre… Read More ›
British and American terms British and American English often spell the same word differently, for example: labour/labor, enthrall/enthral, or centre/center. You can find out more about these differences here. There are also many cases in which the two varieties of English use different terms… Read More ›
British English American English A accelerator gas pedal, accelerator aerial (TV, radio) antenna, aerial Alsatian German shepherd American Indian Native American anorak jacket, parka at the weekend on the weekend aubergine eggplant B bank holiday national holiday, federal holiday barrister,… Read More ›
British and American spelling There are several areas in which British and American spelling are different. These are the main ones to be aware of. Words ending in –re British English words that end in -re often end in -er in American English: British… Read More ›