You say beefsteak, I say cherry

 

Let’s face it: Brits and Americans speak a different language. And often, it’s all about size and number …

 

Stone/pebble Rock

 

 

Rock Rock

 

Prawn Shrimp

 

Shrimp Shrimp

 

small (drink) tall / medium (drink)

 

large (drink) grande / venti / SUPERSIZE (drink)

24 degrees (grab the suncream) 75 degrees (grab a sweater)

 

Size 12 Size 10

 

Maths Math

 

Sport Sports

 

First floor Second floor

 

Two a penny A dime a dozen

 

A penny for your thoughts Here are my two cents

 


 

Fancy a cuppa? Take five!

 

And it’s not just size or number; sometimes,  it’s all about the tense:

 

Momentarily (past) Just for a second (past)

 

In a second (future) Momentarily (future)

 


 

 

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