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British English Vs American English

Are there any differences you dislike hearing or reading?
I know for Brits "gotten" always get a notice. And a personal favourite is using take when we would use bring.

[This is simply a friendly nosey post. Nothing else.]

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Womamhood

Asked by Womamhood at 3:18 PM on Jul. 11, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • I dont know any British moms or anyone that speaks British English so I have no dislike. I know its very different then here in American but who cares.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:20 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I mostly catch spelling differences like colour vs. color and favourite vs. favorite. And a few words here and there like nappy vs. diapers or porridge vs. oatmeal.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 3:27 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • The one thing that kept making my husband and I pause in wonder was hearing "drink driving" on the news while we were in England. (So and so was arrested for drink driving.)
    maxava

    Answer by maxava at 5:13 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • I think it's cool to hear different dialog. Nothing to dislike.

    Jerzymom

    Answer by Jerzymom at 9:19 PM on Jul. 11, 2011

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