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Is that REALLY English?-Guide to British English

No, we speak American. You will not realize how different we are until you visit/live in a different country. There are many words used in England that are different from how we use it or just completely different words. Below are some examples that might be helpful to you:

Booking-Appointment/reservation

Diary-Calendar

Post code-Zip code

First line-The first line of your address

Toll-Check out/register

Que-Waiting in line/traffic

Loo/Toilets-bathrooms

Nappy-Diaper

Shops-Stores

Boot-Car trunk

Bonnet-Hood of car

Lorry-Semi truck

Coach-Bus

Lolly-Popsicles

Fizzy drink-Soda/coke/pop

Trousers-Pants

Jumper-Sweater

Zed-The letter Z

Are there any words that you have come across that you didn’t know the meaning of? Please share in the comments below.

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