I Say! Vocabulary to Know When Traveling in the UK
For Americans traveling to London for the Summer Olympics next week, driving on the opposite side of the road might be the biggest adjustment because, fortunately, we speak the same language . . . or do we? Thanks to the oceanic divide between our continents, American and British English have developed relatively independently from one another over the last 200 years, and vocabulary differences are more abundant than you'd initially think. We've rounded up a few travel-related terms that you might want to know if you're taking that cross-Atlantic flight this Summer.