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By Toni Hargis | Posted on September 19th, 2014
Like any other language, American has its idioms. Some are very similar to British English, and it’s not difficult for Brits to figure them out.
By Jon Langford | Posted on September 2nd, 2014
All expats have been there. I’m talking about that awkward moment when you drop an animal idiom into a conversation with an American only to be met by a confused face with improbably perfect teeth. “What?
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on August 19th, 2014
Wealthy folk in the U.S. and back home in Blighty are a complicated bunch with a rich history and, no doubt, a loaded future.
By Toni Hargis | Posted on August 7th, 2014
So we all know that Americans and Brits pronounce tomato differently, although, I must say, I’ve never heard anyone pronounce potato the way they suggest in the song. Po-TAHT-o anyone?
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 Ruth Margolis | Posted on July 8th, 2014
Right now, I can walk out of my Brooklyn front door and buy bubble tea in one of 17 refreshingly strange flavors. I can get a pedicure that’ll transform my gnarly trotters into feet that look like they’ve been airbrushed.
By Ruth Margolis | Posted on July 3rd, 2014
The U.S. is home to an estimated 160,000 fast food restaurants stuffing 50,000 customers full of meat, cheer and saturated fat every single day.
By Toni Hargis | Posted on July 1st, 2014
Like many Brits in the U.S., I have children who, while being dual citizens and very comfortable in the U.
By Jon Langford | Posted on June 11th, 2014
Always remember, dear reader, that one foodie’s weird is another foodie’s wonderful.