19 Words Brits and Americans Say Differently

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You two are dating, I'm 100% sure. It's so obvious. All those eye-ups 😊😊😊.\nBeautiful couple, by the way 😉😉
Aileen Ramos
I find Grace so pretty 😍..
Ale mam dobrze!
Very useful, have just prepared a nice worksheet for my students:) just need to find that Rachel preparing trifle scene to complement it
Angy Grace
Hi Tom!!!! I am from Armenia 🇦🇲. Thanks for your lessons 💞💞💞
How about comparing British to Australian English? Apart from being kind of insane, maybe it'll make Australian actors understandable for me :D\nGreetings from Poland and huge thank you for your foregoing videos :)
Austin Bambrook
Great pronunciation. Love the subject matter. \nOne comment, American biscuits are like British dumplings. British dumplings look like scones, but are traditionally made with suet.
Blaster Magician
i think, i could learn more if you at least used a pic of what you're saying
Brian Lewis
We drop the h in 'herb', for the same reason we also drop the h in 'honour', and 'hour'...because it makes absolutely no sense lol
Brianna Gaitan
Her little dimple under her lip is so cute!!!
Brock Savage
By the time that \
Who prefers American English? +1
*imagining British people saying potato like how they say tomato*
Craig Reynolds
Okay guys. I've been around longer than you. I'm 57 and I can tell you that in American English Jelly vs Jam are not the same. They are used for the same purpose, but the textures are different. Jellies are typically firmer and harder to mix or spread. Kind of like an extra firm Jello, but with much more sugar. Jams tend to be more on the tart (sour) side with less sugar and may or may not contain some seeds depending on whether homemade or store bought. Jams can also be referred to as preserves.
Curt Felton
Honor, honesty ,homage. You Brits drop the H in that dont you. The US pronounces that one right. Comes from Latin to middle French. The (h)was drop in the UK up to the mid 1800's. The US speaks it the way it was spoke when we came over here. So we are correct. Herb pronounced( erb).period aka sentence stop.
I saw the vd on facebook then i rushed here as fast as possible😘😘
Darren Coull
When you were referring to the stuff you put into porridge, I think you were thinking of Golden Syrup (e.g. Tate & Lyle) - I used to have this on cold winter mornings. Never used treacle :-)
David Broughall
David Pederson
Jelly, jam, preserves and marmalade are all different according to pulp content. Jelly is from juice with no pulp. Jam is made with pulp. Preserves often have chunks of fruit. Marmalade includes rind.
Duane Dobry
Jelly\n\nAt one end of the spectrum, you have jelly. It’s the firmest, clearest fruit condiment around. Once the fruit is cooked, it’s strained, so that only the juice ends up in the jelly. That’s why the grape stuff you spread all over peanut butter in first grade was (and is) so clear. If you’re going to find additional pectin in any of these, you’ll find it in jelly. And that means that if you turned a jar of jelly over, it would probably slide out in one solid piece, like a can of cranberry, well, jelly. Kinda gross. Kinda cool.\n\nJam\n\nWe don’t like to play favorites, but we really like jam. It’s the chunkier version of jelly, with more pieces of actual fruit in it and a slightly looser, spoonable texture. Here, chopped or pureed fruit is cooked with sugar, so pieces of the fruit end up in the final product. It’s not clear, and it’s not solid. This is the middle of our spectrum. We like it in the middle. It’s comfortable. And tasty.
Please continue this video because I need a lot like to say I am from India
Elia_ Akunova
Thanks so much, Tom!...\nGrace you are so lovely.... I hope you ll open an own teaching you tube vloger...
Emma Dixon Howells
Most drop the H in herb In Wales UK too.
Esther Kim
The way I remember the Friends episode is that Rachel’s recipe book had two pages stuck together. So she started with the recipe for English trifle but unknowingly missed a page (due to the stuck pages) skipping over to the ingredients for Shepherds pie.
Fabi Azzurro
British english ♥️♥️♥️
French Classes from LogicLanguageLearning
I am in LUST with both of them.... accent or not haha.
Gary L
Heather Cobble
Molasses is actually what makes brown sugar. Regular sugar mixed with molasses is brown sugar!
Holly Littleton
Herb is short for Herbert. 'erb's are the plant life we eat.
Honey Babou
Oh! What a very good and thorough content! Super interesting video and presented by 2 friendly and super sexy persons! A subscription from France for you!
Inju Juan
Hello guys! I loved this video. Thanks for your lovely team! Grace, you are sooo gorgeous!
Inuri Hettiarachchi
Brit english is the real english
Jenna Cardone
They are so cute together ❤️❤️😫😂😍
People where I live in America say it the British way, I didn't even know most Americans said \
John Labus
I think it's so funny when the English try to mimic the rhotic r from American English. It sounds so forced and exaggerated to my ear.
John Meads
My favourite is how Brits say toffee and in the States it’s taffy.
Jonathan Brett-Warren
I love your energy, Tom
Jonathan Reyes
_You're slower than molasses in January._
Julia Lebel
Finally, biscuits and gravy got an explanation. XD I thought Americans just ate weird ass food. XD
Oatmeal is a type of porridge but not all porridge is oatmeal. There is also red river porridge which is a mix of cracked wheat, rye, and brown flaxseeds that was first created in 1924 in Manitoba Canada.
The American pronunciation of \
Katalin Martonné Nagy
Your performance would be much clearer with showing pictures of concerning things. Otherwise yr video is great.
Keji Kubari
Ok, I haven't commented on any Youtube video in years but I honestly couldn't walk away without commenting on the chemistry you two have! There's something we don't know about. It's absolutely none of my business but it's too obvious to ignore...\u003c3
Krischanta Kathayat
Green onion for scallion 👐🏻
I thought you two were a couple! The fireworks are very strong in this video! You two make a gorgeous couple! I hope the relationship lasts for a very long time. Great video! The explanations were perfect! I liked some of the British words better. Spring onion rather than our scallion for instance. Candy floss rather than cotton candy is another. I will definitely subscribe and watch other videos!
Letícia Ribeiro
great lesson ! You two have a great dynamic and chemistry together
Machado De Sa Domingo
*_cilantro is spanish word not english_*
Madeline Carson
What about aluminum
Magpie Mirror
Molasses is a ingredient in alot of BBQ sauces too
Marianina Roberto
Americans you say molases because in spanish is melaza.\n🇬🇧🤝🇺🇸
Marlene Cooper
My parents are Jamaican. So I used British English terms with my Long Island accent. I ate porridge growing up on Loooooong Island.
Marshall Smith
I used to do this all the time with my ex. i’m american and she was english. i had fun doing this
Martha Anderson
jam and jelly. Jam is typically made from whole fruit and the fruit remains in the product in chunks. Jelly is made from the strained syrup of fruit and has nothing in chunks. It is correct that when either product is used in a sandwich it is called jelly.\nScallions are often called \
Martin Mugwe
Love the chemistry! Teaching or otherwise.
Megan White
You guys are definitely together 😂
Mike Scaglione
Only reason i finished this video is because she is drop dead gorgeous
Mohammed Mudabeer Ed
American English is copied of British English \nBritish English is yhe the original English
Myron Baggett
I dead ass was just looking for fresh coriander and had no idea it was cilantro!!!!
Jam is more fruit based whereas jelly is more fructose corn sugar based.
NinjaChief 547
I don’t drop the h...
Bit of a misnomer, jam and jelly are two different foods with different textures. it helps to think of it like orange juice, if you get pulped juice you have bits of the fruit, whereas pulp free is just juice. Jam is like that pulped orange juice, it contains the rest of the fruit, where as jelly only has the fruit juice. Interesting little side note, marmalade is a jelly made with citrus fruits.
Peter Uhe
We Aussies seem to take mainly the British terms and that's just our legacy past, however the American is creeping in... and we even mix a up. We have Fairy Floss, Golden Syrup, Eggplants, Zucchini, Jelly being our Jello, Coriander.
Rebecca Vaughn
Thanks for the video! \n\nIn America, they're \
Remo Valitutto
In Italy we say zucchini, too.
Renard Argenté
Harry Potter y Cho Chang
Robin Schaefer
Great video...although you missed the chance to make it 20 words when Grace mentioned \
She looks like Asian or Turkish \u003c3
Sabina Gónzales
I’d like someone to talk about me the same way you talk about aubergine, Tom 😭 xx\nmuch love from Philippines.
Satomi Mitsuhashi
I like relaxed conversation like that. So lovelyyy
Sean Houston
I've said it before but you two have great chemistry. Hoping you collab more in the future! Great video. Thanks Tom and Grace!!!
Shin Sekyung
Who prefers british E ? Me 😋
Sibel Amisheva
Great video lesson! Thank you so much! Could you make a video about the \
Soraya M
Spring onion = scallion = green onion
Stefy F
Oliver Twisty word 😁
Stephanie Millard
Jam and Jelly are not the same. Jelly is made from just the juice . Jams are made from whole fruit (minus seeds , if possible). Jam and Preserves are basically the same.\nAnother difference is that Jam spreads without tearing bread up, where Jelly is more firm and will tear bread up unless it is warmed up first.
Stephanie Osadchuk
In Canada, we do pronounce the ``h`` in herb, we also call scallions ``green onions``. Molasses is also enjoyed on fresh bread with butter, and used to make baked beans.
StrivingFor Mindfulness
American biscuits (the bread item) can be topped with savory *_or_* sweet food.
Studio of English
You two make a great teaching team. Lovely video!
Fun fact: In the Southern United States, we call scallions \
Tim Revis
Re: jam/ jelly - where I was raised, these are slightly different things. Jam is a preserve where there are clumps of fruit - strawberry jam I’m not sure I’ve ever even seen strawberry jelly (doesn’t sound good). Conversely, jelly is a clarified preserve - grape jelly.
Udochi Obiukwu
Can you two kiss already? lol. The chemistry between you two is beautiful.
Uncle Podger
An eggplant/aubergine is called Brinjal in Indian English
Vaithy M
This lesson absolutely megnificent it's really good I am very interested
Victor Waddell
During a speech in England in WW2 , General George Patton said that Americans and English are two people divided by a common language . LOL .
Walter Shields
Damn shes hot.
Yuka T
Hmm, I wonder why Tom, you look cuter than usual with Grace😎
ar ko
You two look sooooooo nice 🙂👍
bff channel
Me like: uh... I don't know what some of these things are. Lol
Everyone I know in America calls scallions \
Try saying \
I am American and would like to make one clarification that many Brits seem confused. In the U.S. jelly is the clear gelatin like substance we would use on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Jam over here in the States is like jelly only it still have some of the seeds of the fruit from which the Jam was made. Then there are Preserves. Preserves are spreads like jelly, but they contain larger chucks of the fruit from which the preserves were made. I adore Peach Preserves and Strawberry Preserves. You don't usually have grape preserves. Grape is usually just jelly.
key arca
If I remember correctly there is a gene that causes cilantro to taste like soap. Some people have the gene, some dont. That's why it's a hit or miss.\n\nAlso Oatmeal is a type of porridge.
lakia moore
Jam and jelly are two different things jam is thicker than jelly
lino cadenasso
Ancient botanical classifications studies and reports, were performed in Medieval Latin.\ni.e., \
roy rorot edward
I wish they were a couple. Hehe.....
was so happy to hear the lets call the whole thing off reference!!!!
coriander is a seed, cilantro is a leaf
I love this! And, I would agree with Grace’s brother. I loathe cilantro. I use coriander seeds VERY sparingly. I had no idea that treacle and molasses were the same!
vivien gianna caple-chuley
Jam is generally a seeded jam,also called preserves. . \