In America the sports idiom is a popular and effective way of getting your point figuratively across without having to literally say what you mean. These everyday euphemisms are useful language tools and are often deployed without ...
Category Archives: Cultural Differences
So, you’re craving various foodstuffs from home but can’t track them down in the U.S. or bring yourself to pay five times what the product is worth in international shipping.
As most Brits know, the U.S. national anthem is “The Star Spangled Banner.
As the mother of young adults, I’m afraid I can’t dole out any pearls of wisdom since I’m flying by the seat of my pants. What I can offer, though, are a few warnings about alcohol rules in the U.S.
A lot of Brits are surprised at the amount of rules that govern just living in a house in the U.S. I’m not just talking about restrictions on loud parties till the wee hours either.
Those of us who were born and raised in the U.K. have our own special, but not necessarily sensible, way of doing things.
If you’re a Brit in the U.S. for work reasons, you’ll know that, once again, there are a few things that are slightly different.
One thing that’s pretty weird here is November 5th. It comes around every year with not a peep about Guy Fawkes, bonfires and fireworks, except between expat Brits.
This article is not about the differences between British and American education systems (a comparison that should probably be reserved for a post of its very own). Rather, it is a look at the little things, things that breathe life ...
In Britain, one would pop to the chemist to tend to their everyday ailments, whereas in America, you’d swing by the more dangerous sounding “drugstore” to get your meds. In principle, the two serve the same purpose, but there are ...