Words That Are Different in British English and American English

It has been said that Britain and America are two countries forever divided by a common language. It should also be said that neither Britain nor America are actually countries; but you know the saying refers to the U.K. and the U.S. Differences in the meanings of words in British English and American English can cause confusion on both sides of the pond, so Bigstock blog posted a helpful list of twenty words that you should learn. For example, if you are in England and you want American potato chips, ask for potato crisps. If you say chips, you'll be given fries. If you ask for a biscuit, don't put gravy on it, because it will be a cookie. What others would you add? -via the Presurfer


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That actually reminds me of one of the best bits on the Russel Brand Show. He had some of the idiotic West Baptist Church people on there and they called him a "fag pimp" (which is stupid even in American English), but he cracked up that to Brits like him that meant he was pushing cigarettes on people.
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