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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?


 British English

 American English

Girl / Lass
Boy / Lad
Man / Bloke / Chap/
Gentleman / Guy /
Man / Guy
Policeman / Bobby/
Postal Worker / Mailman / Mail Carrier
Garbage Man
Friend / Pal / Chum/
Mate / Buddy
Friend / Buddy
Lollypop Man
Crossing Guard
Guard (railway) Conductor
Solicitor Lawyer/attorney
Caretaker/porter Janitor
Crazy Person
Mum / Mummy / Mom, Mother
Mom, Mommy, Mother, Ma


 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 is the creator of the Woodlands Resources section of the Woodlands Junior website. 
The two websites and are the new homes for the Woodlands Resources.

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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