You're probably pretty familiar with the big differences between British and American English. What Americans call an elevator, Brits call a lift, and while a New Yorker would put his luggage in the trunk, a Londoner would put it in the boot. But it may surprise you to learn just how many differences there are between these two versions of the exact same language.
Same Word, Different Meanings
Same Words, Different Grammar
How British and American Spelling Parted Ways
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Written by Arika Okrent May 31, 2018
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