Blue View – Differences Between the Brits and the Yanks

Blue View – Differences Between the Brits and the Yanks

We've been corrected on more than one occasion that we don't actually speak English, but rather, 'American'. Books have probably been written describing the differences in accent, slang and vocabulary between our two countries. Language differences aside, there are a whole host of other differences between the Brits and the Yanks. Some of the differences are good, some bad, and some are just different. Here's a few we observed…

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Translating British Signs

Translating British Signs

In England, where the native language is English, you’d presume as English-speakers ourselves, we’d understand signs we came across, but au contraire. Sometimes we just scratched our heads and waited till we could access wifi in order to find a translation. Sometimes, though the word meanings escaped us, we figured out the meaning by the clever icons. Other times, we understood, but were just amused.

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Exploring London - Part 1

Exploring London - Part 1

We walked the three miles from Paddington station to our hotel in Westminster … not so much for the exercise as it was out of habit. The malaise of having finished our trek was still lurking. Planning for the next couple of days in London, however, elevated our spirits and by the next morning we got our groove back and were ready to hit the road … like tourists

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