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Differences in British and American English
Differences in British and American English
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrassing situations: rubber
Potentially embarrasing situations pants
Potentially embarrasing situations pants
Potentially confusing situations
Potentially confusing situations
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Other confusing situations
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1Differences in British and American 11In England, a state school is government
English. funded.
2England and America are two countries 12Is there really a language barrier? In
divided by a common language. ~George his history of the Second World War,
Bernard Shaw. Winston Churchill records that differences
3What does this mean? I put on a jumper in the interpretation of the verb "to
and raced to catch a lift. Once outside, I table" caused an argument between
discovered it was dark and I was feeling British and American planners. The British
mad. "I should have brought a wanted a matter tabled immediately because
torch," I thought. At the underground it was important, and the Americans
I bought a return ticket. "How am I insisted it should not be tabled at all
going to get a rise from my boss?" I because it was important. In British
wondered. English, the term means "to discuss
4Word confusions with one meaning. now" (the issue is brought to the
American. British. Gas. Petrol. Truck. table), whereas in American English it
Lorry. Bathroom. Loo. Line. Queue. Stove. means "to defer" (the issue is
Hob. Napkins. Serviettes. Eggplant. left on the table).
Aubergine. Zuchinni. Courgette. 13How did this divergence occur? The
5Translate this sentence! British Atlantic ocean served as a major divide,
English: I was waiting in queue for the allowing the two dialects to develop
loo before getting some petrol for my American English picked up words from
lorry when I realized I left the hob on Native American languages as well as from
and the aubergines were probably Dutch, Spanish, and French settlers Noah
burning!. American English: I was Webster decided to solidify and
waiting in line for the bathroom before standardize American English in his
getting some gas for my truck when I dictionary.
realized I left the stove on and the 14Noah Webster. Writer of the first
eggplant was probably burning!. American dictionary in 1806 Believed that
6Word confusion with multiple meanings. Americans language should reflect the way
Appetizer/Entree Bank Teller/Cashier they spoke, and be distinct from British
French fries/Chips Cigarette/Fag English Came of age during the American
Dessert/Pudding Eraser/Rubber revolution, and therefore placed great
Soccer/Football Sweater/Jumper emphasis on Americas cultural separation
Suspenders/Braces Underwear/Pants. from England Simplified spellings of many
Flashlight/Torch A Flirt/Tart Hood words, such as plough?plow centre?center
(car)/Bonnet Jello/Jelly Jelly/Jam colour?color Added uniquely American
Pants/Trousers Private school/Public words, such as squash and chowder.
school Public School/State school 15The languages divergeand converge.
Undershirt/Vest. The differences in the languages reached
7Potentially embarrassing situations: its peak right after the industrial
rubber. Excuse me, do you have a revolution With the spread of modern
rubber?. technology, more terms are becoming
8Potentially embarrasing situations common.
pants. underwear. My other jeans 16Just for fun!
ripped, so Ive been wearing these pants 17Bibliography.
for the past three days!. http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Atlantis/2
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a British person. Asks you about football http://www.riverdeep.net/current/2001/03/0
they mean soccer Asks you bring pudding 2001_language.jhtml
they mean dessert Puts on a jumper they http://books.google.com/books?id=13SyhqA6R
mean a sweater Wears braces. wears 8C&pg=PA54&lpg=PA54&dq=two+cou
suspenders Wears suspenders wears tries+divided+by+a+common+language&sou
garters. ce=bl&ots=ImLkZ4CT95&sig=TWX1u1ZKR
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Fries, not potato crisps Tell a British 3,M1
friend to pick up some jelly at the store, http://blog.languagetranslation.com/public
and theyll bring home gelatin (Jell-o) item/118655 http://www.effingpot.com/ The
not jam. American Language an Inquiry into the
11A note on schooling. In the US, a Development of English in the United
public school is government funded In the States by H.L. Mencken
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England, a public school requires tutition
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