Sunday, September 16, 2018

Update On Life, the Channel, and Everything

My videos have been regrettably infrequent recently. Here's why.

Monday, September 10, 2018

5 Words With Different Meanings in Britain and America | Distant Words

Just as Britain and America don’t always agree on pronunciation, spelling, or even words themselves, they are sometimes just as at odds over semantics: that is... the meaning of words. And so, with that in mind, here are 5 words with completely different meanings in Britain and America.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

5 Surprisingly Common Words That Were Coined In America - Part 2

Did you know, there are countless common words used in all corners of the English-speaking world that originated in the United States? You do now. Here are five such examples.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

5 People Who Turned Me On To America | Finding America

In the many years since my American fascination began, there have been various people who helped it to burgeon - people that I know and people that I've been watching from afar (the charges were eventually dropped). Here is my list of 5 people who turned me on to America.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Why Brits Should Be Okay with the American Use of "Pants" | Distant Words

After reading Buzzfeed's article, 21 Things British People Hate About Americans, I sought to add a little history to one of the "Americanisms" that emerged from the article: "pants." Here is a historic look at why Brits should stop poking fun at the American use of "pants."

Monday, August 20, 2018

A British-American Coincidence of Epic Proportions

Recently, as part of my Finding America series, I visited Salt Lake City, Utah, where I stayed with the lovely Poulson family (pictured). What you are about to read is a British-American coincidence of epic proportions.