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English to American

Hendiatris tripartite mottoes

USA Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness

France  Liberté, égalité, fraternité

Canada Peace, order and good government

Germany  Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit (Unity and Justice and Freedom)

Two Nations Divided by a Common Language

Spelling Differences

EnglishUK

aeroplane
aluminium
analyse
catalyse
centre
cheque
civilisation
defence
draught
draughtsman
grey
haugh
Mum
pedlar
programme
quay
sceptic
tyre
USAAmerican

airplane
aluminum
analyze
catalyze
center
check
civilization
defense
draft
draftsman
gray
hock
Mom
peddler
program
key
skeptic
tire
EnglishUK

colour
harbour
labour
mould
moult
parlour
valour
vapour
UK
USAAmerican

color
harbor
labor
mold
molt
parlor
valor
vapor
USA

Word Differences

EnglishUK

advert
aerial
alternative
anticlockwise
arse
assessor(insurance)
autumn
bangers & mash
  USAAmerican

commercial
antenna
alternate
counterclockwise
ass
adjustor
fall
sausage&mashed potatoes
EnglishUK

nab
nan/nanny
nappy
natter
naught/nought
nelly
newsagent
nightdress
  USAAmerican

seize
grandma
diaper
blab
zero
silly person
newspaper store
nightgown
barmy   crazy nine-bob note   three-dollar bill
barrister
basin
bat(ping pong)
batty
beefburger
beer mat
  lawyer
sink
paddle
crazy
hamburger
coaster
ninny
nip off
nipper
nitwit
no tipping
no worries
  foolish
take off
young child
fool
no dumping
no problem
billiards   pool nob   upper class person
billion
bird
biscuit
biscuit
blazes!
  trillion
babe/chick
cracker
cookie
heck!
noddle
noddy
normal
not cricket
note(banknote)
  head
simpleton
regular
inappropriate
bill
blighter
blimey
blinkers
blinkers(car)
block of flats
  irritating person
jeez
blinders
turn signals
apartment building
noticeboard
number plate
nutter
nut
off your trolley
  bulletin board
license plate
nutcase
head
crazy
bloke
blower
Bob's your uncle!
bobbin
bobble
bobby
bonkers
book in
boot(car)
bootlace
bother
Boxing Day
  fellow
telephone
There you are!
spool
pom-pom
police officer
crazy
check in
trunk
shoelace
trouble
Day after Christmas
office block
over the moon
overalls
overtake
Oxo
pack it in
packed lunch
paraffin
pass wind
peckish
the penny drops
pet
  office building
extremely happy
coveralls
pass
Bovril
quit
sack lunch
kerosene
pass gas
a little hungry
to realize
term of endearment
braces
brilliant
brolly
bum/bottom
candy floss
car park
caravan
caravan site
caretaker
carry the can
chap
charge card
cheeky
  suspenders
excellent
umbrella
butt
cotton candy
parking lot
RV trailer
trailer park
janitor
take the blame
guy
credit card
impudent
petrol
pickled
the pictures
piffle
pigsty
pigtails
pinch
pinafore
pitch
plaster
plaster board
plasticine
pneumatic drill
  gas
drunk
the movies
nonsense
pigpen
braids
steal
jumper
sports field
bandage
sheet rock
play-doh
jackhammer
browned/cheesed off!   fed up! porridge   oatmeal
chesterfield
chinwag
chips
clear off!
cock
cock-up/botch-up/bugger-up
  sofa
gabfest
french fries
beat it!
rooster
screw-up
post
pram
presently
promenade
produce
public convenience
  mail
baby carriage
shortly
boardwalk
fruits&vegetables
public restroom
codswallop   hogwash pull your socks up   pull yourself together
cooker
copper
corner shop
  stove
penny
convenience store
pupil
queue
railway line
  student
line up
railroad tracks
cornflour
corking
crackers
cracking
crematorium
crisps
  cornstarch
astonishing
crazy
excellent
crematory
potato chips
rapeseed
raspberry
ring
root
rot
round the twist
  canola
Bronx cheer
call(phone)
rummage
nonsense
round the bend
cross
crossroads
cul-de-sac
cupboard
curtains
codger
daft
dicey
dinky
diversion
dodgy
dole
  angry
intersection
dead end
closet
drapes
old man
foolish
risky
tiny
detour
tricky
unemployment benefits
roundabout
rubber
rubbish
rude
sachet
sack
saloon car
saucy
sea wall
seaside
see-saw
service flats
  traffic circle
eraser
trash
lewd
packet
fire(from a job)
sedan car
impudent
levee
beach
teeter-totter
apartment hotel
don't give a toss
dressing gown
druggist
dual carriageway
  don't care
bath robe
chemist
divided highway
serviette
settee
shop
shop assistant
  napkin
couch
store
sales clerk
duds
dustbin
dustcart
dynamo (car)
  clothes
trash can
garbage truck
generator
shunt
sideboard
sideboards
silencer
  switch
buffet
sideburns
muffler
earth (electrical)   ground silly buggers   tomfoolery
eiderdown/duvet   comforter sitting room   living room
elastic band
engaged
enquire
estate agent
  rubber band
busy
inquire
realtor
skipping rope
sleeper
slimming
slobber
  jump rope
railroad tie
dieting
drool
evidently
exam
exhaust pipe
fag
  obviously
test
tail pipe
cigarette
sloshed
smart
Smarties
smorgasbord
  drunk
neat & tidy
M&Ms
buffet
Father Christmas   Santa Claus snakes&ladders   chutes&ladders
film
fire engine
first floor
flaked out
flat
flyover
  movie
fire truck
second floor
tired out
apartment
overpass
spanner
spirits
starters
sticks
stone
straight up
  wrench
liquor
appetizers
boondocks
rock
honest!
football
for hire
forename
fortnight
Fred Bloggs
full stop
gaol/gaoler
garage
  soccer
for rent
first name
two weeks
Joe Blow
period
jail/jailer
gas station
stream
subway
summons
surname
suss out
sweet
sweetshop
swimming costume
  creek
underpass
citation
last name
figure out
dessert/candy
candy store
bathing suit
garden
Girl Guide
give way
gobstopper
goose pimples
  yard
Girl Scout
yield
jawbreaker
goose bumps
swipe
swish
Swiss roll
ta
ta-ta
  pilfer
fancy
jelly roll
thank you
goodbye
green grocer's   fruit & vegetable store take away   take out
ground floor   first floor telephone box   phone booth
grub
guillotine
gunge
haberdashery
  food
paper cutter
gunk
sundries
tea towel
telly
thick
tickety-boo
  dish towel
TV
stupid
hunky-dory
hairpin
hamper
handbag
handy shop
headlamps
  bobby pin
gift basket
purse
corner store
headlights
tick
timber
tin
tinker
toilet/W.C./lavatory
  check
lumber
can
gypsy
restroom
High Street
hire
holiday
How do you do?
  Main Street
rent
vacation
How are you?
torch
tram
trendy
treasure hunt
  flashlight
streetcar
fashionable
scavenger hunt
HP sauce
icing
icing sugar
  A1 sauce
frosting
confectionery sugar
treacle
trolley
the trots
  molasses
cart/wagon
diarrhea
Indian ink
jacket potato
jam
Jerry
joiner
  drawing ink
baked potato
preserves
German person
skilled carpenter
trousers
truant
truncheon
twerp
twig
  pants
hooky
billy club
annoying person
moment of getting a clue
John Bull
jollies
joint(food)
jumble sale
jumper
junction
junk
kit
kipper
  Uncle Sam
kicks
roast
rummage sale
sweater
intersection
garbage
clothes
smoked herring
twit
underground/tube
underpants
upmarket
waistcoat
washing
wardrobe
wellington boots
whilst
  idiot
subway
underwear
upscale
vest
laundry
armoire
rubber boots
while
kludge
knickers
knock about
knock up
label
ladybird
larder
launderette
lavatory
lay-by(road)
learned
level crossing
  mess
underwear
hang out
wake up call
tag
ladybug
pantry
laundromat
restroom
pull-off
educated
railroad crossing
witness box
wonky
pelican/zebra crossing
  witness stand
unreliable
crosswalk
let
let off steam
letterbox
life-jacket
  rent
blow off steam
mailbox
life preserver
     
lift
lift
lollipop
lolly
loo
lorry
lost property
lounge
macintosh
mad
made redundant
  ride
elevator
sucker
popsicle
bathroom
truck
lost & found
living room
raincoat
crazy
fired
     
maize
make a profit
manual(car)
marks
marquee
mash
match
mate
matron
max headroom
  corn
turn a profit
stick shift
grades
large tent
mashed potatoes
game
friend
head nurse
max clearance
     
mess about
mews
mingy
minor
the misses
momentarily
month of Sundays
  play around
small street
miserly
younger
the wife
for a moment
very long time
     
moolah
moot
motorway
Mr.Chad
muck about
mudguard
muffler
muslin
  money
debatable
freeway
Kilroy
fool around
fender
scarf
cheese cloth
     
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