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After a brief one-week hiatus, The Graham Norton Show is back with, once again, a star-studded couch. This time, Graham is […]Read Now
Catherine Tate has recently admitted that she and David Tennant so enjoyed working together on Doctor Who, and subsquently on […]Read Now
Can Brits do Thanksgiving? Of course, they can.
Get ready, pet owners! While there is no @MindtheGap_BBCA #MindTheChat on Twitter this Wednesday (November 25), we invite you to prepare for next week’s session (December 3) on the non-human bundles of joy in your lives—your ...
Don’t be fooled into thinking Thanksgiving is all about the food. Many Americans are just as passionate about the retail deals to be had the following day as they are about turkey and cranberries.
British people get the majority of their complaining done in private, hours after the offending incident took place. Registering even the teensiest bit of displeasure in a public, sober setting is virtually unthinkable.
Since 2007, the NFL has exported regular season games to London where quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends have thrilled Brits at a packed Wembley Stadium. So it’s time for those of you who haven’t yet picked a team to pledge ...
Chef James Briscione‘s career began humbly; he was a football star and dishwasher at a brunch spot in his adolescence. He turned down a college football scholarship to ascend the back-of-house restaurant ladder and became an ...
Although we don’t grow up with Thanksgiving, Brits in the U.S. are often charged with the task of “doing” Thanksgiving dinner anyway.
American linguist Lynne Murphy explains her title of “Reader” in Linguistics and English Language at the University of Sussex as the U.S. equivalent of a “professor.
There are many opportunities for linguistic confusion between Brits and Americans—slang, Southern slang and pronunciations can all cause blank looks, but there’s a whole category of words poised to confuse, of which we’re ...
British expats, if you had babies here, I hate to break it to you: They’re Americans. Nevertheless, they’re also British by descent.