Quiz: Can We Guess if You're British or American?
Can We Guess if You're British or American?
By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

I say, old chap, is it possible that you're a fellow Britisher, or do I have the pleasure conversing with Johnny Foreigner? Hey, y'all, you come from round these parts, or ain't you a Yankee?

If one of those sentences sounded like the English language and the other one sounded like utter nonsense, that alone tells us an awful lot about whether you hail from Britain or America. These two nations, separated by 3,000 miles of ocean, are united by far more than has ever divided them. Both are representative republican democracies designed as a free market economy with a social democratic component that invests in and protects their weakest members - more or less, depending which one you look at. Both share similar enemies and have most of the same friends. If you're from the Pacific Northwest, you even share a climate with America's ancestor and best friend!

However, there are still differences between the two cultures. America is a vast, sprawling, gloriously chaotic place that contains multitudes of diverse subcultures, but it's still possible to compare its most widely-held stereotypes, values, and ideas to its buddy across the Atlantic. Tell us about yourself, and we'll figure out if you hail from the States, the Kingdom, or a little of each!

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