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20 British words that mean something totally different in the U.S.

I really love this list by Big Stock Photo, which captures 20 words that mean something totally different in the U.K. and the U.S.

Simple things like “trolley.”

Trolley

And “dummy.”

dummy

See the full list, which was curated by Big Stock’s British receptionist Ryan Lovett!

(Apologies in advance if you spotted this blog post for a short time yesterday – I jumped the gun and posted it before it was scheduled to go!)

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Posted on 14, October 2013, in Language and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. love stuff like this! when i lived with brits in india i learned so many new meanings for words i thought i knew 🙂

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