Compendium of U.K./U.S. Word Differences



British and American Word Differences You Might Not Know

There are literally hundreds of obscure word variations between Britain and the United States. However, in some cases, you just might have to spend a little time immersed in the other's culture to discover them.  

Or, if you're not so inclined to do that, you would do well to read this series of posts - written by Lost in the Pond's own Laurence Brown - to gain insight into just why Britain and America truly are two nations divided by a common language. Click here to begin.

Sometimes, it's better hearing me in a British accent. Click the red button below.


Laurence Brown is a British man writing his way through the truly bizarre world of America - a place he sometimes accidentally calls home and a place he still hasn't quite figured out after seven years. Thankfully, his journey is made 12% easier by the fact that his accent makes him sound much smarter than he is. For evidence of this, subscribe to his popular Lost in the Pond web series over on YouTube.