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    Hey guys,
    i found this website, has some great examples of differences in US vs UK english. check out the food section :-)
    http://www.bg-map.com/us-uk.html

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    this is great for us and for students, because they usually ask for differences and similarities between American and British English...

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    yes, its very interesting for me too. Rocket for arugula? who knew!

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    Thanks for the tip Em!

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    I have to admit I'm more used to American, it's probably due to TV and movies...or should I say films?
    Even British pronunciation sounds "diferent"...

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    My case is the other way round, my upbringing had more to do with British English, and my studies were more British than American...However, the American culture has invaded us all, through films, TV programmes, etc...But I still prefer the Bristish spelling for many words and the British accent is sooooo cute...

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    Default will the cutest accent please stand up!

    Aw, you're right Sabrina- the British accent is super cute.

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    haha, i agree...although in the suburbs/country side of England, i dont understand anything!!!

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    What about Australian!!!??? that is super cute too. I love it when they say...

    He is so brave! That was a huge snake!!!
    /ai/ /ai/

    this is a site with Australian English phonetics:
    www.omniglot.com/writing/english.htm - 11k
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    I always wondered why fish sticks weren't called fish fingers! Turns out they are.

    I live with a guy and girl from the U.K. and the little differences in our vocabularies are pretty interesting. They do a good impression of me saying the word marshmallow too. It sounds like this---"Marrrmarrrorrr".

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