Tuesday, October 04, 2016

25 English words that mean very different things in Britain and October 04, 2016 at 01:17AM

Once upon a time when I was at the US immigration checkpoint, an Asian American officer questioned me why did I call myself a "solicitor"; what type of goods or services I solicit to sell :/
via Facebook http://ift.tt/2cYWWlH As the old adage famously goes: you say tom-MAY-toes, and I say tom-MAH-toes. We should probably call the whole thing off, right? Ever since the might of the British Empire was expelled from the United States, ordinary folk from both sides of the pond have chuckled at each other's use of the English...

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