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Updated on Jun 22, 2020. Posted on Jun 18, 2020

Brits, Do You Know The American Word For These Items?

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  1. In English, we know this as an aubergine, but what do the Americans call it?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Eggplant

  2. While we might call it a game of football, Americans are playing ____?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Soccer

  3. A courgette is known as a ___ in America.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Zucchini

  4. In Britain, we reach for a bag of crisps, but in America they eat a bag of ___?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Chips or potato chips

  5. We would say this lil' guy is walking on the pavement, but in the US they'd say he's on the ___?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Sidewalk

  6. We might know this as rubbish, but what do the Americans call it?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Garbage or trash

  7. We call this a torch, but what is it known as in the big ol' US of A?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Flashlight

  8. We call them spirits, and they call them ___.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Liquor

  9. In the UK, we call this a dummy, but what do they call it in America?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pacifier

  10. We might call this a rubber in the UK, but they have an entirely different name for it in the US — what is it?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Eraser

  11. In the UK this girl is getting a fringe cut, but in the US they'd call it...?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Bangs

  12. We call this a drawing pin, but what do Americans call it?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Thumbtack

  13. These little beauties are known as ladybirds in Britain, but what do Americans call them?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ladybugs

  14. We call this an indicator, but in America it's a ___?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Blinker or turn signal

  15. In the UK we call this a pushchair, but they have a different name for them in the US — what is it?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Stroller

  16. To us Brits, this is a chemist or pharmacy, but to our American cousins it's a...?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Drugstore

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