Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Extraordinary Story of the Word "Ornery" | Distant Words

Recently, I conducted a study into regional pronunciation patterns across all 50 states regarding the American English word "ornery". This Distant Words exclusive outlines some extraordinary findings. Click play to find out more.

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Let Me Tell You About The Guy Behind Me | Finding America

Nearly three years ago, I posted the above image to Facebook. The distinctly British tee-shirt—so often a feature of my channel's visual output—found itself, that day, lost in a sea of stars and stripes. The day was July the fourth—America's Independence Day.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Ask A Brit | Vol. 50 - American States, Brits in Florida, and More

This is Volume 50 of Ask A Brit, a feature in which I answer your questions on a different theme each episode! Watch the video to the very end to find out next episode's theme and then post a question in the comments section using the hashtag #AskABrit for a chance to be featured in Volume 51. This week, the theme is the 50 United States!

Monday, May 28, 2018

7 British and American Words Coined in World War One | Distant Words

In honor of the fact that today is Memorial Day in the United States, here are 7 British and/or American English words that were coined during World War I. For more Distant Words videos, check out the playlist here.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

5 TV Shows That Turned Me On To America

Most of what I thought I knew about America came from either film or television. Here are 5 TV shows that turned me on to America.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Royal Wedding: One Big Question The Media Isn't Asking

This weekend, Prince Harry marries his American fiance, Meghan Markle, in the second-most important wedding of the decade. Amid the frenzy, however, there is one important question that the Meghan-obsessed media isn't asking. Watch the video to find out more.