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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 Helen Donahue | Posted on September 11th, 2014
This Wednesday (September 10), fans of famed British independent rock band James delighted in participating in Mind the Gap‘s Twitter #MindTheChat with lead singer Tim Booth.
By Toni Hargis | Posted on September 9th, 2014
How much American literature Brits studied in school largely depends on their age. If you’re over 45, you may have studied one classic (To Kill A Mockingbird, usually) but unless you specifically took American Literature at school or ...
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 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 Toni Hargis | Posted on August 28th, 2014
Although it’s all one, big United States of America, there are some differences between the states to bear in mind when traveling around the country.
One of the inaugural gripes that fresh-off-the-boaters have landing in L.A. is that it’s “so spread out and hard to navigate."
By Toni Hargis | Posted on August 21st, 2014
As we know, this country is huge and varied, so a real bucket list could fill a book. However, there are a few things I’d recommend all Brits in America do while they’re here.
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 James Bartlett | Posted on August 14th, 2014
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the first and only U.S.