A Brit Explains the US Election Process

Your favo(u)rite British host, Laurence Brown, attempts to explain the carnival that is the US Presidential Election. Click the play button on the video below to watch the video.

British and American Word Differences You Might Not Know (Part 2)

In what is the second part in an ongoing series, here are 5 more British and American word differences you might not know.

11 American States that Are Larger than the UK

Your favo(u)rite British host, Laurence Brown, reveals 11 American states that are - mind-boggling as this may sound - bigger than England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland combined.

British and American Word Differences You Might Not Know (Part 1)

In what is the first part in an ongoing series, here are 5 British and American word differences you might not know.

Watch: What the British Mean When They Call Someone 'Ginger'

Your favo(u)rite British host, Laurence Brown, explains exactly what the British mean when they call someone a ginger.

How to Pronounce 'Basil' Like a British Person



Laurence Brown teaches Americans how to pronounce the word "Basil" like a British person.

5 Fruits and Veg That Have Different Names in Britain

For the healthy eaters among us, fruits and vegetables are an essential part of our diet. However, if you're visiting Britain any time soon, you should know that not every green food bears the same name across the Pond. Below are five fruits and veg that have different names in Britain.

What the British Mean When They Say 'Gobsmacked'

Laurence Brown explains the exact meaning behind the British slang word 'gobsmacked.'

Why The Heck do Americans Call it 'Soccer'? A Brit Explains.


Laurence Brown explains why Americans call it 'soccer'? The answer might just surprise you.

How to Pronounce 'Banana' Like a British Person

Laurence Brown teaches Americans how to pronounce the word "banana" like a British person.

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'Trump' is a British Slang Word. Here's What It Means.

For almost a year now, the word 'Trump' has been trending heavily  on social media and international news outlets amid Donald Trump's bid for the presidency. But did you know that the word has an alternate meaning in many parts of Britain? Laurence Brown explains.

How to Pronounce 'Schedule' Like a British Person

Laurence Brown teaches you how to pronounce the word "schedule" like a British person, even if the American pronunciation is more in line with the word's history.

Why British Politeness is Sort of a Myth


WARNING: This video contains profanity.

If you think all Brits employ impeccable manners at all times, think again. Laurence Brown shatters the myth (sort of) surrounding British politeness.

How to Pronounce 'YouTube' Like a British Person


Laurence Brown teaches Americans how to pronounce the word 'YouTube' like a British person.

How to Pronounce 'Van Gogh' Like a British Person

Many of my viewers have asked me over the last few months to pronounce certain words from our beloved English language. In particular, I've been asked to say words whose pronunciations differ from one side of the Pond to the other.

The Ultimate Guide to American and UK Sister Cities

The modern concept of town twinning came to pass in 1947 and was intended to foster close ties between different cultures, as well as between former foes in an effort to promote peace and reconciliation. Recently, town twinning has been used to form strategic international business links between member cities.

British Schools Set to Teach American Spellings from 2017

Defining it as a key ingredient in the overhaul of the nation's education system, the British government revealed Friday that, from 2017, hundreds of schools in England, Scotland, and Wales will begin adopting American-style spellings in an effort to improve national literacy levels.

12 Filthy British Words Americans Should Use

Warning: the video below contains words of a sexual nature. Like that ever stopped you. 

If the British are good at one thing, it is creating sex words. So prolific are they, in fact, that America - arguably still the world's largest superpower - cannot keep up. 

11 Words Americans Love Asking Brits to Say

You say ta-may-tow, I say ta-mah-tow; You say pa-tay-tow, I say... pa-tah-tow? Today, Laurence Brown discusses words that Americans love to hear from a British mouth.

By the Numbers: The United Kingdom vs. New Jersey

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.

5 Minutes of a British Man in the Bath



This is what the internet has come to, ladies and gentlemen. This week, Laurence Brown almost literally gets lost in the Pond, as he treats you to his most thrilling video yet. Or, to put it another way, it's... it's 5 minutes of him in a bath.

7 British Swear Words Americans Should Use At Work

Warning: the video below contains British obscenities. 

VIDEO: When A Brit Does The Dishes... in America

Laurence Brown discusses some of the terminological differences between the UK and America as it pertains to doing dishes.

By the Numbers: The United Kingdom vs. New Hampshire

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.