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Long before Lena Dunham and her sharp-eyed take on the social problems, vanities, weaknesses, loves and losses facing (some) young …Read Now
We’re quite used to the idea of some of our major acting talents falling on the wrong side of the …Read Now
One of my favorite smells is American money. I don’t mean this in a pathological Scrooge McDuck-type way—it’s simply that I find the distinct whiff of an untouched dollar bill to be one of life’s most irresistible odors.
By Jon Langford | Posted on July 15th, 2014
Every British expat living in the U.S. has a constant yearning for some culinary pleasure they left back home.
By Jon Langford | Posted on June 11th, 2014
Always remember, dear reader, that one foodie’s weird is another foodie’s wonderful.
By Jon Langford | Posted on June 10th, 2014
As far as World Cup draws go, both England and the U.S. have been dealt tough hands. Here’s a team-by-team guide to the two nations’ groups:
By Jon Langford | Posted on May 22nd, 2014
Sometime during the early 1990s, a new and exciting breakfast product appeared on the shelves of British supermarkets. I was aware of Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts thanks to American television shows, and when I saw boxes of them stacked into a …
By Jon Langford | Posted on May 5th, 2014
The other morning I was placing an order in my local bagel establishment when the sweet-looking elderly woman next in line accosted me. “You’re Australian, aren’t you?” she said with a knowing smile.
By Jon Langford | Posted on January 27th, 2014
I’m with the Americans on a lot of things—spellings in particular. Just think of all the valuable seconds you can save ordering doughnuts online when you drop the ‘ugh’ from the middle of the word and spell it donut.
By Jon Langford | Posted on January 23rd, 2014
While the basic premise of learning stuff is the same, college in America is not like university in Britain. It would appear the structure, lingo and traditions on U.S.
By Jon Langford | Posted on January 14th, 2014
Moving to the U.S.? Think you speak the language? Think again. Here are ten everyday phrases that may cause concern or confusion to the uninformed immigrant.
There are certain things about British television only Brits can appreciate…
Carole Hersee & Bubbles the Clown This image, without doubt, is the most bone-chillingly scary thing ever to be broadcast by the BBC. A young girl, who looks like something out of The Shining, is playing noughts and crosses with …