Posts by Toni Hargis

In Quotes: What Do Brits Think About Americans?

Several months ago, I was intrigued to read the following comment in The Economist, (December 20, 2014): “To be snooty about Americans, while slavishly admiring them; this is another crucial characteristic of being British.

Brits Put What in a Sandwich?

Never let it be said that Brits aren’t serious about their sandwiches. Oh yes, we Brits (well, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich) invented the sandwich and take enormous pride in our skills.

10 Weird Things Brits Do in America

So we come over here and assimilate nicely (so we think), but there are some things we British expats find ourselves doing that may raise American eyebrows anyway. Half the time we’re not even conscious of our oddities.

2014: A British Year-in-Review

Well, what a year for Ameri-Brit relations. Despite a few hiccups in the “special relationship” (see August in the list below), the U.S.