Brits are often taken aback at the number of choices when dining out or ordering food in the U.S. Most menus are at least two to three pages, and if you’re in one of those TGIF-type joints, it’s like being handed War and Peace.
Author Archives: Toni Hargis
Many Brits refrain from requesting something or complaining about something because they don’t want to “make a fuss” or put someone out. The now viral British People Problems post includes the seemingly ridiculous “I ...
In the U.K., it’s very common to get someone else to write out your Valentine’s cards. They’re supposed to be sent anonymously to the object of your heart’s desire, hence the need to disguise the writing.
Two Brits-in-America discuss Americans and their use of sarcasm (or lack thereof).
Toni Hargis: I’d say many Brits have experienced Number 9 on the British People Problems list: “I phoned Netflix customer support, which is U.S.
One thing you’ll notice as a Brit in the U.S., is that Americans really like their children.
There’s a Reddit post going viral at the moment that has touched a nerve with many Brits. Although it’s supposed to be a spoof on the many ridiculous habits of us Brits, I found myself going through the list and mentally agreeing ...
New Years is a grand time for Brits in the U.S to take stock of how they’re doing as expats, and perhaps to make a few little changes. Here’s a few suggestions:
It’s that time of year again – the Most Popular Baby Names of 2012 are revealed. I always like to compare British and American favorites. Let’s see.
I was raised in the frozen tundra of North East England. Icy Scandinavian winds came howling in from the North Sea, stinging my cheeks and making my two-bus journey to school a misery in winter. Cold?