Thursday, February 11, 2016

WATCH: How To Spot An American Hotel Room



During a brief stop-over en route to Chicago recently, I figured I'd kill some time by shooting this video. Take a look at some of the differences between British and American hotel rooms.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

10 British Food and Drink Items You Can Absolutely Find in the Midwest


You can take a person out of Britain, but you cannot take Britain out of the person - particularly when it comes to food and drink. When the Pilgrims left England bound for the Brave New World of America, you can quite imagine how shocked they must have been to find that Plymouth Rock supermarkets were all out of Jaffa Cakes.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

5 Americanisms My Fellow Brits Would Find Hilarious

The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote that the United States and Great Britain are two countries separated by a common language. What he forgot to mention was that this division can, every now and then, lead to one country laughing sophomorically at the other. This is because each country's lexicon is replete with words that, while completely harmless in one country, are positively filthy in the other. Below are five words or phrases common to the United States that my fellow Brits would find hilarious.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

British Guy Tries to Guess What These 17 Californian Words Mean

This week, watch Laurence valiantly work his way through 17 phrases common to the state of California—under the profound disadvantage of having never been there.