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By Laurence Brown | Posted on October 21st, 2014
Anyone who has spent time in the United States will understand that the country rightly prides itself on its own sports. NFL dominates the sporting landscape, while its predecessor, rugby, enjoys only limited popularity; instead of ...
Before moving to the United States, many British expatriates may not be aware that—just like Britain itself—countless regional dialects make up their new adoptive country.
By Laurence Brown | Posted on September 4th, 2014
The world is a big place. So big, in fact, that two of its most influential nations—separated as ever by a common language—cannot agree on the pronunciation of many of its place names.
By Laurence Brown | Posted on July 31st, 2014
Ninety-nine percent of the time, the Internet is an expat’s best friend. Not only does it provide incredibly convenient ways to ship packages back to your homeland or to catch TV shows you would otherwise miss, but—through social ...
By Laurence Brown | Posted on July 29th, 2014
There are many world leaders, historical figures, and pop culture icons who are well-known in both Britain and the U.S. However, there’s one thing Brits and Americans don’t always agree on—how to say their names.
By Laurence Brown | Posted on June 5th, 2014
It has often been said that “Americans don’t care about real football.” Thankfully, this assertion continues to carry less and less weight these days.
By Laurence Brown | Posted on May 9th, 2014
As a British expat living in the United States, my voice is often the topic of conversation among Americans, who love it when I say oregano, schedule or van Gogh. And as an actor, there is one place in particular where these ...
By Laurence Brown | Posted on March 24th, 2014
It’s one of the oldest conundrums on a budding writer’s lips: “How do I succeed as a freelancer?”
By Laurence Brown | Posted on February 27th, 2014
As a British expat who has lived and worked in the U.S. for over five years, I remain very much in favor of embracing the various wonderful nuances this country has to offer.
Marriage is one of the leading reasons Brits relocate to the United States, and there are a number of reasons as to why. For now, let’s take it as read that love and companionship are reasons that need no introduction.