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Do you know vocabulary differences between American and British English?

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1. Vocabulary 'vacation' - We went on a two week vacation last month.

2. Vocabulary 'eraser' - Could you pass me an eraser? I need to erase this mistake.

3. Vocabulary 'rubbish' - Why is there so much rubbish in here?

4. Vocabulary 'rest room' - Excuse me, where is the rest room?

5. Vocabulary 'mean' - She gave him a kiss for his birthday. She's rather mean!

6. Spelling 'programme' - Did you see that new programme last night?

7. Vocabulary 'apartment' - I'm staying in an apartment in the city.

8. Vocabulary 'torch' - The lights have gone out. Where is the torch?

9. Vocabulary 'dialling code' - What's the dialling code for this town?

10. Vocabulary 'trunk' - Put your luggage in the trunk.

11. Grammar 'seven hundred and thirty' - eight thousand seven hundred and thirty

12. Grammar 'real strange' - He looked at me real strange.

13. Vocabulary 'public toilet' - Excuse me, where is the public toilet?

14. Grammar 'seven hundred and thirty' - eight thousand seven hundred and thirty

15. Vocabulary 'nappy' - Honey, can you change the baby's nappy?

16. Vocabulary 'garbage' - Why is there so much garbage in here?

17. Vocabulary 'area code' - What's the area code for this town?

18. Spelling 'center' - It's in the town center.

19. Vocabulary 'attorney' - I called the attorney to get the information.

20. Vocabulary 'crossroads' - Take a left at the second crossroads.

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 You have a grasp on some of the differences in vocabulary between British and American English. Keep reading, listening and watching both British and American books, movies and songs and you'll continue to improve. 

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 I know English is confusing enough without having differences between American and British English! However, there aren't really that many differences. Keep at it and you'll learn to recognize the differences.