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  Subject :America-England
05/14/2012 18:49 
bestcookever
Joined: 04/16/2012 21:43
Posts: 43
Kids homework:
Gotta get words that are Different in UK than in US. Anyone????? (i'm u.s. so not sure!)
  Subject :Re:America-England
05/14/2012 19:10 
Diet
Joined: 12/19/2010 15:33
Posts: 45
Oh that's easy

Nappy is a diaper
Bin is garbage pail
Rubbish is garbage or nonsense
Flat is an apartment
Lift is an elevator
Trousers are pants
A jumper is a vest
Aubergine is an eggplant
Que (not sure the spelling) is a line u wait on

Need more?
  Subject :Re:America-England
05/14/2012 19:15 
Diet
Joined: 12/19/2010 15:33
Posts: 45
A correction jumper is a sweater not just a vest.
I thought of another one soccer is the US is called football in the UK
  Subject :Re:America-England
05/15/2012 20:33 
bestcookever
Joined: 04/16/2012 21:43
Posts: 43
that's good!

the more you get the more credit.... So if you get a chance go ahead!
  Subject :Re:America-England
05/17/2012 17:45 
Doctor
Joined: 12/14/2010 20:55
Posts: 22
My sister had this homework not long ago, so here goes;

Jug is a pitcher
Shop is a store
Lorry is a truck
Dummy is a pacifier
Boot is a (car) trunk
Waistcoat is a vest
Vest is a undershirt
Pinafore is a jumper
Torch is a flashlight

Hope this helps your daughter.
  Subject :Re:America-England
06/04/2012 01:21 
knaidel
Joined: 03/02/2011 01:36
Posts: 45
Well I've arrived too late for any homework I'm sure, but just for kicks, my British seminary dorm mate cracked us up calling earring backs "butterflies" and runs in stockings "ladders." It was funny because it made such sense!
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