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Since it's St George's Day and England's birthday LOL I thought I'd do this for you.  Enjoy and feel free to add!

UK                         USA

Pavement              Sidewalk
Handbag                Purse
Blimey!                   Gee!
Fanny means bottom in America - I'm not telling you about the UK version.  Look it up! LOL

Lift                          Elevator
Petrol                      Gas
Boot                        Trunk
Purse                      Wallet
Drive left                 Drive right
Crisps                     Chips
Chips                      Fries   
Trousers                 Pants
Underpants            Underpants
Fags                       Cigarettes
Hello                       Howdy
Braces                    Suspenders
Dinner jacket          Tuxedo
Dressing gown        Robe
Knickers                  Panties
Nappy                     Diaper
Trainers                  Sneakers
Barrister                  Attorney
Policeman               Cop
Short sighted          Near sighted
Caravan                  Trailer
Wardrobe                Closet
Car Park                  Parking lot
Autumn                    Fall
Car boot sale           Garage sale
C.V                           Resume
Noughts & Crosses  Tic tac toe
Fringe                       Bangs
Arse                          Ass
Full stop                    Period
Ladybird                    Ladybug
Lead                          Leash
Pillar box                    Mailbox
Property                     Real estate
Primary school            Elementary school
Loo/bog/toilet             Rest room
Tube                            Subway
Pajamas/p.js               Jammies
Jam                              Jelly
Jelly                             Gelatine
Football                       Soccer
Legalised murder        American football
Rounders                    Baseball
Catwalk                       Runway (to do with aeroplanes in Britain)
Serviette                      Napkin
Draughts                      Checkers
Merry go round            Carousel
Waistcoat                     Vest
Vest                              Singlet
Trainers                         Sneakers
Fringe                           Bangs (ha! ha! ha!)

Sorry and please forgive me for this!
  • Listening to: Duke - Genesis
  • Reading: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
  • Watching: Nothing worth watching
  • Playing: With Paintshop
  • Eating: Jelly belly gourmet jelly beans :-)
  • Drinking: Tea
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PheonixReaper Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
XD Love~ But on the loo one, maybe you could add 'lav', or 'lavatory'? I know it's kinda snobby, but quite a few of my mates call it that... And for the schools, the American schooling system always confuses me. So... There's kindergarten, elementary, middle, and high? Is that like nursery, primary, secondary, college? Or... Gah, why can't they all just speak English proper-like~? :stare:
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XxTrisha-TrancyxX Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
I live in the UK Im actually Polish but I have an American accent so everyone thinks im American
So whenever I talk to someone I dont know the question 'Are you American?' comes in the first 3 mins of the convo
It's so annoying ! I think the next person that asks me that question will die .-.
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:iconabthebutterfly:
ABtheButterfly Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012
we say hello in America too :XD:
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know! But I quite like "Howdy" although it's Western/Texan I know.
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:iconabthebutterfly:
ABtheButterfly Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
I like howdy too ^^
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, being British, I like how American it sounds!
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:iconabthebutterfly:
ABtheButterfly Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
that's because it is American =D
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I know! :-)
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squonkhunter Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
We call them merry-go-rounds as well. :P

...what the devil is a singlet?
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I was in the back row of the chorus for the show "Carousel" once and guess it stuck!
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squonkhunter Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
Nah, we call them carousels, but only when it's a sci-fi movie and it's something creepy. If it's for kids, it's a merry-go-round.
Haha I hope I don't sound mean or anything when I "correct" you; I'm just letting you know. I enjoy this dictionary so much.
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course not! Glad you enjoy! :-)
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NilaWolfYuki Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I think in the state of Illinois that speaking English is illegal, apparently the only language you're allowed to speak there is American XD
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL to your comment about American footballers too!
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
My favourite's "knickers". It's just such a funny word!
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squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
Lol everything looks about right, except for "Howdy," 'cos nobody says howdy here, and Texas is pretty much its own country. This is, however, exceedingly helpful, especially when looking for jobs and I have no idea what a CV is. "You can submit your CV..." "What? What's a...don'tcha wanna see my resume?!"
In the words of Eddie Izzard, "England and America are two countries separated by the Atlantic Ocean."
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
And I seem to remember he's from Montana anyway! LOL
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squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Haha lol yes, Rem's from Montana, but he likes to say howdy sometimes anyway, especially to foreign girls who like it.
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barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Jammies has been added :-)
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:iconsquonkhunter:
squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
You have done well, my child. *blesses you*
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I am updating it all the time! And thanks for the blessing LOL
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:iconsquonkhunter:
squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012  Professional General Artist
But of course.
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Like me LOL
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry about "howdy". I was just thinking of that wonderful picture you did for me.

Glad it helps :-) and love Eddie Izzard! Oscar Wilde (or was it George Bernard Shaw) said much the same thing "2 nations divided by a common language"
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squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Yep haha that's what he was playing off of. After that he sort of did a posture and said, "And...it's true."
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oscar, George or Rem? LOL
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:iconsquonkhunter:
squonkhunter Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
Lol Eddie Izzard, sorry.
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singingaboutthesnow Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Student General Artist
I though primary school for Americans was elementary school
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not sure. Actually I think grammar school is middle school?
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singingaboutthesnow Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Student General Artist
maybe
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barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I need to do my homework here - LOL
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singingaboutthesnow Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Student General Artist
lol
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WolfieShi Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol! This is amazing..xD. The Americans I speak to are always asking me for British translations, Now I have some more for them! :iconenglandplz:
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:iconbarmybritishbird:
barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :-) I'm going to add some more when I get time.
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barmybritishbird Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Firstly sorry about the wonky-ness. I don't know how to set tabs on here.

Secondly, speaking of England, I was at my friend's house today and she had these cleansing wipes called Kirkland cleansing wipes! LOL
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