Vocabulary differences between British and American English

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There are certain words that differ between the Americans and the British. The list below includes some common things that have different names depending on which English dialect you speak.

British English: Crisps
American English: Chips

British English: Chips
American English: French Fries

British English: Trousers
American English: Pants

British English: Fizzy drink
American English: Soda

British English: Flat
American English: Apartment

British English: Bonnet (the front of the car)
American English: Hood

British English: Boot (the back of the car)
American English: Trunk

British English: Lorry
American English: Truck

British English: university
American English: College

British English: Holiday
American English: Vacation

British English: Jumper
American English: Sweater

British English: Trainers
American English: Sneakers

British English: Postbox
American English: Mailbox

British English: Biscuit
American English: Cookie

British English: Chemist
American English: Drugstore

British English: Shop
American English: Store

British English: Football
American English: Soccer

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