Language Quiz / British vs. American English

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Can you name the words that have different meanings in the U.K. and the U.S.?

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British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
DiaperKinky
GarterBraces
PacifierDuvet
YardVegetable patch
AdministrationState
FriendSpouse
Picnic basketLaundry basket
ExcellentTo earn high marks
CartTram
SidewalkRoad surface
Young womanRude gesture
Mardi GrasTraveling fair
EraserCondom
LawyerSalesman
Living roomBar
British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
Poorly organizedFeisty, determined
MachinistTrain operator
UndershirtWaistcoat
Granola barPancake
Writing deskChest of drawers
To criticiseList of candidates
Large, open tentSign over an entrance
To broilTo barbecue
Wheat or oatsMaize
DaycareNativity scene
SweaterDress worn over a blouse
To dim headlightsTo use smokeless tobacco
French friesCrisps
HikerRanch house
To rambleTo equivocate

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