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Articles Tagged 'clothing'


WATCH: American vs. British Words for Clothes

Telling a British colleague that you love his new pants might leave him mortified instead of flattered. Oh, hello, HR… Sure, Brits and Americans may dress mostly alike, but what they call their clothes can differ wildly. In this episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, Siobhan Thompson helps you separate your suspenders from your braces. […]

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What Not to Wear in the U.S.

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. For example, an American vest is a British waistcoat, while a British vest is an undergarment worn on the top half of the body. Anyone in […]