Tag Archives: British Words

What Not to Wear in the U.S.

(Reality TV Fashion)

Clothing has been known to cause confusion and laughter for Brits in America, partly because although we use the same words, we’re not always talking about the same thing.

Close, But No Cigar

In the U.S. this is considered a pile of folded pants. (Esquire.com)

If you’re popping across the Pond (apologies to anyone who loathes that word), you’ll discover quite a few words and phrases just guaranteed to cause confusion. Several words sound exactly the same on either side of the Atlantic, ...