More Mixed-up English

The English Language, still causing confusion After the last post, I received some funny stories, some from the British point of view, so I thought I would continue the topic and share a few of these. Do you need a rest or a bath? One thing that can cause misunderstandings between the Americans and the…

Divided by a common language

Divided by a Common Language

When we moved to England from America, I didn’t expect any problems with the language.  After all, English is my mother tongue.  What a surprise then, when I found out that British English and American English can be very different, often using the same word to mean two different things. Clothes Clothing is one area…