British English vs. American English

Alsatian – German Shepherd
Autumn – Fall
Bag – Sack
Biscuit – Cookie
By-law – Ordinance
Car boot – Trunk
Car park – Parking lot
Cashier – Teller
Chemist’s shop – Drug store
Coriander – Cilantro
Crisps – Chips
Cupboard – Closet
Current Account – Checking Account
Curtains – Drapes
Dustbin – Garbage Pail
Evening Classes – Night school
Frying pan – Skillet
Handbag – Pocketbook,Purse
Housewife – Housemaker
Influenza – Grippe
Jam – Jelly
Lift – Elevator
Lorry -Truck
Maize – Corn
Nappy – Diaper
Pavement – Sidewalk
Petrol – Gas
Petrol Station – Filling Station
Post code – Zipcode
Queue – Line
Rubbish – Garbage
Sweets – Candy
Tap – Faucet
Telephone box – Phone booth
Toilet(domestic) – Restroom
Torch – Flashlight
Tram – Streetcar
Trousers – Pants
Undertaker – Mortician
Waistcoat – Vest
Wallet – Billfold
Windscreen – Windshield

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