There are certain differences between American and British English.
December 14, 2006 3:14am CST
There are certain differences between American and British English. Both uses apparently similar grammar but both has their unique way to express thoughts. Here are the most common differentiations between these two languages. British English= American English Alsatian German shepherd autumn =fall bag =sack biscuit =cookie by-law =ordinance car boot =trunk car park =parking lot caretaker =janitor cashier =teller chemist's shop =drug store coriander= cilantro crisps= chips cupboard =closet current account =checking account curtains= drapes dustbin =garbage pail evening =classes night school frying pan= skillet girl guide= girl scout handbag pocketbook,= purse housewife =house maker icing sugar =confectionary sugar, powdered =sugar influenza =grippe jam= jelly ladybird= ladybug lift =elevator lorry= truck maize= corn minced meat= hamburger meat, ground =meat nappy =diaper paraffin =kerosene pavement =sidewalk pedestrian =crossing crosswalk petrol= gas petrol station= filling station post code= zip code primary school= grade school queue= line rubbish =garbage short trousers =knee pants sweets =candy tap =faucet telephone box= phone booth toilet (domestic) =restroom torch =flashlight tram= streetcar trousers =pants undertaker= mortician waistcoat= vest wallet =billfold windscreen= windshield Please write to me if you have more words/phrases to list them here.
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