Thursday, April 24, 2014

24 American Words Not Widely Used In Britain | B

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Continuing an alphabetised list of words and phrases common to the U.S. that are not widely used in the UK, here are 24 such words beginning with the letter 'b'.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Pictures of British Things and Places in Indianapolis

Here's a collection of pictures I took recently of some of the many homages to Great Britain located
in the city of Indianapolis. Periodically, I will be updating this page with more pictures, so stay tuned.

1. Red phone box
This old red phone box is situated along the Monon Trail outside Solomon and Jones Antiques.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

7 American Words Not Widely Used In Britain | A

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Kicking off an alphabetised list of words and phrases common to the US that are not widely used in the UK, here are 7 words from American English that don't usually see the light of day across the Pond.

Monday, April 14, 2014

[IMAGE]: You've Gotta Have Faith... or Not




Laurence is a British expat living in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a contributor for BBC America and has written for Anglotopia and Smitten by Britain. Having graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in English Language and Creative Writing, Laurence runs this blog, Lost In The Pond, charting the endless cultural and linguistic differences between Britain and The United States. 

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Thursday, April 03, 2014

Alan Partridge: A British Comedy Genius Who Has Yet to Crack America

Guest post by Claire Bolden McGill

Back of the net! Jackanory! Jurassic Park! Cash back! Smell my cheese!

These phrases are part of my vocabulary and they are due in part to my love and fascination of the man/legend that is Alan Partridge/Steve Coogan.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

William H. Macy Will Star in U.S. Remake of Doctor Who

Fox Entertainment Group has secured television rights to re-make the popular British TV series Doctor Who in a deal that will see 15 new episodes aired on the network early next year.