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Articles Tagged 'words pronounced differently in britain'

A French biscuit made by a British biscuit company

Why are ‘Biscuits’ Different in Britain?

When considering the differing terminology for common things between Britain and the U.S., it’s often a case of finding out who called their thing the thing they call it first, and declaring them the winner. So, just to remove the element of suspense, when it comes to biscuits, the Brits win. That’s all you need […]

The Brit List: 10 Words Pronounced Differently in Britain

These words look the same in both the U.S. and U.K., but for some reason they do not quite sound the same. Basically the stress is on different syllables, and in some cases it’s hard to describe, but we’ll give it a go: 1. Vitamin = In the U.K. it’s pronounced how it is spelled […]