Sunday, January 25, 2009

Brit-speak to Ameri-speak


biscuits = cookies
brill = brilliant
brolly = umbrella
dustbin = trash can
flat = apartment
football = soccer
knackered = tired
knickers = underwear
lift = elevator
loo = rest room
Nosy Parker = busybody
ring = to call on the phone
rubbish = trash
telly = television
trainers = sneakers
tube = subway


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