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Can you pick the British vocabulary identified as 'U' (upper class) as opposed to that identified as 'non-U' (aspiring middle class) in the 1950s? See game note for some more explanation.

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U/Non-U OptionsU Terminology
Which is U... (A) couch or (B) sofa?
(A) cycle or (B) bike?
Midday meal: (A) lunch or (B) dinner?
(A) greens or (B) vegetables?
(A) rich or (B) wealthy?
(A) 'They have a lovely home' or (B) 'They've a very nice house'?
Insane: (A) mad or (B) mental?
(A) dentures or (B) false teeth?
Playing card: (A) jack or (B) knave?
(A) looking-glass or (B) mirror?
U/Non-U OptionsU Terminology
(A) napkin or (B) serviette?
(A) lavatory or (B) toilet?
(A) 'Pardon?' or (B) 'What?'
(A) pudding or (B) sweet?
(A) cemetery or (B) graveyard?
(A) glasses or (B) spectacles?
(A) perfume or (B) scent?
(A) drawing-room or (B) lounge?
(A) dress suit or (B) dinner jacket?
(A) ice or (B) ice cream?

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