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British to American Dictionary (And Vice-versa)

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BRITISH

Lorry

Chips

Crisps

Fag

Faggot

A derogatory epithat for gay men

Pavement

Any paved surface, esp. asphalt or concrete

Railway

Cinema

Loo

Trousers

Pants

Football

Feel free to add others. And we'll come up with a Canadian and/or Australian equivalent as well.

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TheUnknown

Beeurd: your suggestions have been added.

Chozen: no, I just felt the need after the semi/lorry thing yesterday and the fag/cigarette thing a few weeks ago.

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Andy

Pavement

Junction

Railway

Cinema

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Radioactive Isotope

Cinema ------- Theatre

actually, we just call it "the movies"

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chozen

."It was rusty as ewok, so wasn't worth repairing."

:rof:

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TheUnknown

Pavement

Junction

Railway

Cinema

I can't use "junction" as it is used here, too. And is there a word for "any paved surface, particularly asphalt or concrete?"

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Andy

I meant intersection, not interchange anyway...

As for any paved surface I can't think of anything... Pavement is generally just what goes along the side of roads...

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chozen

I call trousers pants... Pants is such a annoying word..

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Andy

A Brit speaking American? :o

*stabs chozen with a swordfish*

You should be ashamed of yourself

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General Dk Blu

pants aren't underwear...

Pants are jeans and khakies

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chozen

I hate the word trousers... Pants is so much easier..

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TheUnknown

pants aren't underwear...

Pants are jeans and khakies

The word "pants" is like "chips," it's used both in the UK and US, but for different things. The UK version of it corresponds to the American word "underwear." The American version corresponds to the British word "trousers."

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Andy

I hate the word trousers... Pants is so much easier..

But the word "pants" sounds rediculous. lol

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chozen

I think trousers sound rediculous.. Yet funny when a girl says she's changing her pants.. It makes me laugh

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General Dk Blu

mm... then you'd like to be around when I get ready for school in the morning...

"Oh damn... this shirt doesn't look right with these pants..."

"sith, I have to change my pants, I got toothpaste on them"

and the most frequent...

"Oh hell! My pants haven't been washed!"

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