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Close, But No Cigar: British vs. American Idioms

British English and American English have a number of phrases that mean the same thing and are so similar in wording, after a few years as an expat, you forget which one’s which. While these phrases don’t usually cause much ...

Close, But No Cigar: British vs. American Nursery Rhymes and Childhood Games

If you’re a British parent in the U.S., you’ll find it’s a veritable minefield out there.