The American’s guide to speaking British English
Both Americans and the British obviously speak English, but there’s quite a bit of vocabulary that differs enough to confuse things. Do a bit of homework and you’ll not only be a savvier traveler, but you’re also guaranteed to giggle along the way. Effingpot.com is one of the best resources.
Spotted dick – Not actually a medical complaint, spotted dick is a suet pudding with dried fruit and is an excellent pudding in winter with custard.
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