Brits and Americans may speak a common language, but you might be surprised to find out just how much English can differ from one side of the pond to the other. See if you can spot the differences between English in the U.S. and the U.K.
Where would you store your suitcases on a road trip in the U.K.?
Where would you pick up a prescription medication in England?
Where does Harry Potter live, according to the Brits?
in a cupboard
in a closet
in a bedroom
What is the British term for what Americans call an apartment?
What would you ride to get to another floor of a tall building in London?
In the U.S., babies wear diapers. In the U.K., babies are clad in these.
What fuels British vehicles?
Where's the best place to throw your trash if you're in England?
True or false: You probably shouldn't wear your pants out in public in the U.K.
What do the British wear over their legs, then, if not pants?
Which of these would you be most likely to snog?
Which of these is a British term for bangs, as in short hair that hangs over the eyes?
Which of these is NOT a British term for a total loser?
How do the British spell "program"?
How do the British spell "labor"?
If you say "I have already eaten," you are using the …
present perfect tense
If a British person says she is chuffed, she is …
"I've got the hump" is British for …
Which of these is an appropriate response to "Bob's your uncle"?
I don't have an uncle.
Sorry you're having a bad day.
If a Brit tells you "knees up," it's time for …
What would people in the U.S. call a chin-wagger?
Who took all of those u's out of British words for American use?
What is paper money called in the U.K.?
What is a restaurant tab called in the U.K.?
True or false: Tabling a discussion puts it back on the table in England.
True or false: In the U.K., the first floor of a building won't generally be at ground level.
True or false: Only people in the U.S. study math.
True or false: The Brits don't pronounce the "h" in "herb."