Americans may technically share a language with their British neighbors/neighbours, but that doesn’t mean that each country’s version of English is identical. As illustrated in an ingenious infographic by GrammarCheck—a website that offers editing and proofreading services—there are numerous differences between British and American English, from subtle spelling changes to entirely different designations for common concepts.
Rendered in a colorful and minimalist style, the infographic presents 63 differences between the two branches of English. To help explain the dissimilarities, each object or idea is represented by a simple illustration and accompanied by 2 words: its British title, and its American name.
Some of the highlighted word pairings—like taxi and Lees verder
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