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British Life and Culture

by Mandy Barrow

 
 
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British life and culture - England, Scotland and Wales
What are the differences between
British English and American English?
 

Food

Are you Peckish? (Are you Hungry?)

What's for afters? Have you had your pudding yet?

Are you feeling peckish (hungry)?

That food looks very scrummy (delicious)

 British English

 American English

Scone
Biscuit
Fairy Cake
Cup Cake
Courgette
Zucchini
Sweets
Candy
Sausage / Banger
Sausage
Crisps
Chips
Chips
(French Fries in McDonald's)
French Fries
Starter
Appetizer
Puddings / Afters / Dessert /
Sweets
Dessert
Jacket Potato / Baked Potato
Baked Potato
Jam
Jelly or Jam
Jelly (a dessert in the UK)
Jell-o (flavoured gelatin)
Aubergine
Eggplant
Sandwich / Butty / Sarny
Sandwich
Ice lolly
Popsicle
Bill (at restaurant)
check
Grill (oven grill)
Broil (oven broil)
Food / Grub / Nosh
Food
Rasher
A slice of bacon
Eggy bread (fried)
French Toast
Runner beans
Green beans
broad bean lima bean
Soldiers
(We dip soldiers in our soft boiled eggs)
Finger sized slices of toast.
bap hamburger bun
Take-away
Take out
biscuit (sweet) cookie
corn flour corn starch
desiccated (coconut) shredded
icing sugar powdered sugar
icing sugar confectioner’s sugar
kipper smoked herring
marrow squash
semolina cream of wheat
sorbet sherbet
Swiss roll jelly roll
black treacle molasses
black or white?(coffee) with or without?
candyfloss cotton candy
Flapjacks in England are oats mixed with honey and/or golden syrup and baked then cut into slices. sometimes raisins are added to the mixture.

Find out more:

 British and American Vocabulary

Clothes Parts of a Car
At School In and around the House
On the Road People
Buildings / Shops Sport
Let's Eat! A- Z British to American
British and American Spellings  
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Mandy left Woodlands in 2003 to work in Kent schools as an ICT Consulatant. 
She now teaches computers at The Granville School and St. John's Primary School in Sevenoaks Kent.

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