Goodbye, Hoosierland: My Farewell Letter to Indiana

Dear Indiana,

I am writing to formally declare that, after almost eight years residing in your pseudo-rectangular borders, I am moving on.

7 Things Not To Say in England if You're American



We've all committed an embarrassing faux pas or two. If you're an American visiting England, you'll want to watch this video to find out how to avoid a faux pas of your own. Join your favo(u)rite English host Laurence Brown as he outlines 7 things not to say in England if you're American.

5 Things Americans Ask Me About July 4

It's that time of year again, folks, when we celebrate America's birthday. As a Brit living in America, July 4 has offered me no shortage of, shall we say, unique interactions with Americans. Here are 5 Things Americans Ask Me on July 4.

I Voted to Remain in the EU, But I Respect that You Did Not

Yesterday, I voted for the UK to remain in the European Union. I believed, as an immigrant of the world, that immigration was a good thing, that it strengthened nations and created diversity where diversity had been lacking. In fact, even in the aftermath of what was a quite sobering defeat to the Leave campaign last night, I'm still convinced of these things.

The EU Referendum Explained with Star Wars Characters

After months of debate, political speeches, and sensationalist news reports, the day has finally arrived. Millions of Brits will head to the polls today to vote in the EU Referendum to answer the question of whether the UK should remain in the European Union or leave it.

5 British Comedies that Should Have Made it Big in America (Video)

Right now, the world could do with a bit of laughter and there’s nowhere more giving in this department than Britain. Except maybe North Korea, but that’s because communism is - in theory - hilarious. Anyway, there is one country that appreciates British comedy almost as much as Britain does: America. From Monty Python to the British Office to Prime Minister’s Questions, the good old U.S. of A learns 148% of what it knows about Britain from its televisual humo(u)r (needs citation).

British and American Word Differences You Might Not Know (Part 4)

In what is the fourth part in an ongoing series, here are 5 more British and American word differences you might not know. To start at the beginning of the series, click here.

Advice for Brits Looking to Move to America

Join me, Laurence Brown, as I share my advice for any fellow Brits looking to move to America. Press play on the video below.

British and American Word Differences You Might Not Know (Part 3)

In what is the third part in an ongoing series, here are 5 more British and American word differences you might not know. To start at the beginning of the series, click here.

Are You an Anglophile? You Must Watch This Right Now.

Are you obsessed with all things English? Do you find yourself devouring English television and casually using British slang in conversation? If the answer to these questions is 'yes', then there's a good chance you may be an Anglophile.

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.