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  1. 1. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>autumn </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>fall </li></ul>
  2. 2. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Underground / tube </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Subway / metro </li></ul>
  3. 3. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>subway </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>underpass </li></ul>
  4. 4. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>footbridge </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Sky bridge / overpass </li></ul>
  5. 5. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>biscuits </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>cookies </li></ul>
  6. 6. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>trousers </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>pants </li></ul>
  7. 7. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>chips </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>French fries </li></ul>
  8. 8. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>crisps </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>(potato) chips </li></ul>
  9. 9. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>rubber </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>eraser </li></ul>
  10. 10. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>condom </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>rubber </li></ul>
  11. 11. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>taxi </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Cab (yellow cab) </li></ul>
  12. 12. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>cinema </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>(movie) theatre </li></ul>
  13. 13. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>flat </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>apartment </li></ul>
  14. 14. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>garden </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>yard </li></ul>
  15. 15. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>lift </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>elevator </li></ul>
  16. 16. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>motorway </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>freeway </li></ul>
  17. 17. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>pavement </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>sidewalk </li></ul>
  18. 18. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>petrol </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Gas / gasoline </li></ul>
  19. 19. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>rubbish </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Garbage / trash </li></ul>
  20. 20. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>tap </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>faucet </li></ul>
  21. 21. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Town centre </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>downtown </li></ul>
  22. 22. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Frying pan </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>skillet </li></ul>
  23. 23. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>pub </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>bar </li></ul>
  24. 24. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>canteen </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>cafeteria </li></ul>
  25. 25. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Drinking bottle </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>canteen </li></ul>
  26. 26. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>wardrobe </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>closet </li></ul>
  27. 27. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>deposit </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Down payment </li></ul>
  28. 28. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>curtains </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>drapes </li></ul>
  29. 29. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>torch </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>flashlight </li></ul>
  30. 30. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>football </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>soccer </li></ul>
  31. 31. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>match </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>game </li></ul>
  32. 32. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Car park </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Parking lot </li></ul>
  33. 33. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Toilet / </li></ul><ul><li>W.C. (water closet) </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>Restroom / washroom </li></ul>
  34. 34. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Soft drink </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>soda </li></ul>
  35. 35. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>lorry </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>truck </li></ul>
  36. 36. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>queue </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>line </li></ul>
  37. 37. British vs. American English <ul><li>British: </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping centre </li></ul><ul><li>American: </li></ul><ul><li>mall </li></ul>

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