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9 American Foods That Are Entirely Different In Britain

Wtf even is grits?

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1. Biscuits and Gravy in America:

This looks like beige shite on top of beige shite and I am not here for it.
Twitter: @Soupremacy_Indy

This looks like beige shite on top of beige shite and I am not here for it.

Biscuits and Gravy in Britain:

No thank you.
Twitter: @imbadatlife

No thank you.

2. Eggplant in America:

This is just the aubergine's way of trying to reinvent itself, but it's not working.
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This is just the aubergine's way of trying to reinvent itself, but it's not working.

Eggplant in Britain:

If only eggs grew on trees.
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If only eggs grew on trees.

3. Chips in America:

They're crispy so just call them crisps!
Twitter: @akbeach

They're crispy so just call them crisps!

Chips in Britain:

Chips in Britain are the right way of doing chips. Nothing beats salty, vinegar-y chip shop chips. Nothing.
Twitter: @garethlpowell

Chips in Britain are the right way of doing chips. Nothing beats salty, vinegar-y chip shop chips. Nothing.

4. Jelly in America:

Jam, you mean jam.
Twitter: @Jodyth

Jam, you mean jam.

Jelly in Britain:

Every british child was brought up on a steady diet of jelly and ice cream with a side of Pink Panther biscuits and we're all the better for it.
Twitter: @wobblybumkid

Every british child was brought up on a steady diet of jelly and ice cream with a side of Pink Panther biscuits and we're all the better for it.

5. Sloppy joes in America:

Congrats on ruining Bolognese, America.
Twitter: @S5photog

Congrats on ruining Bolognese, America.

Sloppy joes in Britain:

In Britain, sloppy Joe is your wasted uncle at a family wedding who is trying to slur his way through a conversation about Brexit, without bringing up his ex-wife.
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In Britain, sloppy Joe is your wasted uncle at a family wedding who is trying to slur his way through a conversation about Brexit, without bringing up his ex-wife.

6. Frosting in America:

Frosting is delicious, tbh. There's no negative here.
Twitter: @NewCascadiaTrad

Frosting is delicious, tbh. There's no negative here.

Frosting in Britain:

A frosting in Britain is the international symbol for "don't bother getting out of bed it's cold as fuck and you don't deserve to set foot out there".
Twitter: @Seedsman1986

A frosting in Britain is the international symbol for "don't bother getting out of bed it's cold as fuck and you don't deserve to set foot out there".

7. Swedish fish in America:

So basically a shit Haribo?
Twitter: @Epochify

So basically a shit Haribo?

Swedish fish in Britain:

This one's self-explanatory.
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This one's self-explanatory.

8. Baby Ruth in Britain:

We call babies Ruth, not chocolate.
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We call babies Ruth, not chocolate.

Baby Ruth in America:

An average chocolate bar that kind of looks like poop after a hefty curry.
Twitter: @TinManVlogger

An average chocolate bar that kind of looks like poop after a hefty curry.

9. Grits in America:

What even... why... how can you look at this and think "yeah I'd love to put that in my mouth?".
Twitter: @wayneterry

What even... why... how can you look at this and think "yeah I'd love to put that in my mouth?".

Grits in Britain:

In the winter the iconic grit bin is the backbone of Britain.
Twitter: @PaulMccartan1

In the winter the iconic grit bin is the backbone of Britain.