12 Words With Slightly Different Meanings in British English & US English

Until you take in a fair amount of both cultures, it’s hard to overlook just how many language differences there are between the US and UK. Some words are different in big and obvious ways, like candyfloss and cotton candy or aubergine and eggplant. Others are basically the same, but with slightly different spellings or …

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What is HP Sauce? A Guide to Brown Sauce + HP Sauce Trivia

Nearly every Anglophile will eventually encounter HP Sauce. Whether you’ve travelled to England and spotted it on a restaurant table, heard it mentioned in a television show, or noticed it in the British goods section of a local shop, it’s all over the place. Gilbert O’Sullivan even sings about it in the song “As Long …

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Lovely Photos of the Seaside Town of Whitstable, England (+Virtual Walk)

Acorn TV recently filmed a TV adaptation of the Whitstable Pearl mystery series, and its Whitstable, Kent setting is a location you don’t often see in British TV shows. To celebrate the new series, we thought it would be fun to share a little more about the town of Whitstable, along with a photographic walk …

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113 of the Most Interesting Demonyms for British Towns & Cities

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Whether you’re talking about cities or countries, states or towns, most places have some kind of name for the people who live there. People who live in Ireland are Irish, people from London are Londoners, and so on. Those place-related names are called demonyms (not to be confused with nicknames). For the most part, demonyms …

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