The Transatlantic Translator

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The Transatlantic Translator
An unscientific and ad-hoc English dictionary translating the mysterious and multitudinous differences between American English and UK English, as found by a family of 5 living in Pennsylvania
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  • C is for Commercial break 2 weeks ago In the last day or so I’ve done a bit of digging on why we have commercial breaks on TV in the States but adverts in the UK. So far, no treasure. Both seem to have french roots but I can’t find any more information or any funny stories to tell about it. So instead,... Read More
  • E is for Emergency Flashers 2 months ago Child 1 sat and passed his driving test last month. This is frightening in many ways. For starters he is still only 16 and even though he has had a broken leg in the past year and showed no interest in getting his permit for months after his 16th birthday he has still managed to... Read More
  • B is for broil 5 months ago It is not every day that I have cause to pull my copy of The Riverside Chaucer off my bookshelves. In fact, it is so little disturbed that I can clearly see the colour fading from its spine and outer edges at the left and top sides – undeniable evidence that it has not been... Read More
  • V is for Vitamins 5 months ago This is not a very serious blog post. In fact I’m not sure how well this – in my mind – totally hilarious episode will translate to the written word. But here we go. Last week Child 3 and I were over in Edinburgh for Spring Break (Easter Holidays) and staying with my mum (mom).... Read More
  • S is for Sweet Onions and Shallots 7 months ago There she weaves by night and day A magic web with colours gay. She has heard a whisper say, A curse is on her if she stay To look down to Camelot. She knows not what the curse may be, And so she weaveth steadily, And little other care hath she, The Lady of Shalott.... Read More Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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