WATCH: Luke Bryan Country Song Recited in a British Accent

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 | | | Best Blogger Tips
I've often heard it said that everything sounds more intelligent in a British accent. And so, I wanted to put this notion to the test by reciting something quite ridiculous using my own particular brogue. The question was, what should this quite ridiculous thing be? I stopped looking the moment I found the lyrics to a 2011 Luke Bryan song called Country Girl (Shake it for Me).

By the Numbers: How the State of Illinois Shapes Up to the UK

Thursday, May 14, 2015 | | | | Best Blogger Tips
At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, the United States is an extraordinarily large place. It is so large, in fact, that 11 of its states separately possess a total area larger than that of the entire United Kingdom. This is truly mind-boggling, especially given that the UK is itself comprised of four nations.

WATCH: British Guy Tries to Guess the Meaning of Obscure U.S. Slang Words

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | | | | Best Blogger Tips
In this week's video, I attempt (and—it should be said—fail) to guess the meaning of these 16 regional U.S. slang words, some of which are archaic. Watch the video below.

By the Numbers: How the State of Idaho Shapes Up to the UK

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 | | | | Best Blogger Tips





















At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, the United States is an extraordinarily large place. It is so large, in fact, that 11 of its states separately possess a total area larger than that of the entire United Kingdom. This is truly mind-boggling, especially given that the UK is itself comprised of four nations.

British Expat: 5 Places Americans Think My Accent is From

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 | | | Best Blogger Tips
For the most part, my British nationality is probably not all that hard to determine. Even before Americans hear me speak, they might—from my un-straightened teeth, vaguely European dress sense, and lost-tourist countenance—place my origin as "from somewhere across the Pond." Their suspicions, indeed, are usually—usually—justified once I open my mouth and words such as rubbish, brilliant, and daft come out.