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19 Embarrassing Moments All Americans Experience In London

Do I want to know what a "bubble & squeak" is...?

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2. Trying to cross the street and accidentally looking the wrong way, because ROADS.

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Roads: They're different in America!

3. When you go to order an English breakfast and become overly concerned when you see "bubble & squeak" listed in the ingredients...

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What? And what? I asked a British person to explain this to me, and they said "bubble & squeak" means mashed potato and cabbage fried together. (?!?)

4. When you ask "Where's the bathroom?" and then you're led to a room without a toilet.

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Turns out that "bathroom" in London means "a room where you can bathe yourself." What you need is a "toilet." Lesson learned!

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5. When you need to go to a pharmacy and someone tells you to go to "Boots". (?!?)

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Boots... like the shoes I'm wearing boots?

6. Having every British person around you giggle when you say "poop," because they call it "poo."

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....

POOP.

7. When you're ordering food and they ask if you want it for "takeaway," and your brain goes blank for the smallest of seconds.

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Pardon?

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11. Going to order a regular coffee, and having no one understand what you want, because English people call it "filtered coffee."

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I'm sorry, I just want a COFFEE. Please give it to me!

12. And THEN, trying to buy an iced coffee, and getting a bunch of blank stares instead.

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Iced coffee just isn't an easy thing to find here. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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16. Getting confused when someone asks if you have an "oyster card" for the tube.

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And subsequently feeling the rage of having to pay 4.80 for a single tube ride. That's outrageous.

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18. When you get judged for calling digestives a cookie instead of a biscuit. (Even though it's definitely a cookie.)

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You know damn well what biscuits are, and this isn't one of them.