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American versus British English

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Winston Churchill said that England and America were 'two nations divided by a common language'. Today we look at some basic differences in vocabulary between British and American English.

American British
Subway Underground
Gasoline Petrol
Apartment Flat
Candy Sweets
Fall Autumn
Faucet Tap
First Floor Ground Floor
Freeway Motorway
Pants Trousers
Chips Crisps
Garbage/Trash Rubbish
   

 

Link: British English