Use Your Words

Use your words… 29th of October

Use your words… 29th of October

I haven’t posted one of these in a while so I have a few additions to the list. Being that I have been in Birmingham for the past few weeks the list is growing, which I love! Sometimes I forget to write them down though […]

Use your words… 3rd of February

Use your words… 3rd of February

US vs UK basket = hamper suspenders = braces turtle neck = polo neck Christmas lights = fairy lights

Use your words… 27th of January

Use your words… 27th of January

vacation = holiday federal holiday = bank holiday Main Street = High Street (and they’re not always marked with a sign) footstool/ottoman = pouffes a footstool with storage = ottoman

Use your words… 12th of January 2014

Use your words… 12th of January 2014

running around town = pottering about town flashlight = torch Are you over me? = Are you off me? Grilled cheese sandwich = Toasted cheese sandwich

The word cum and all of its meanings

The word cum and all of its meanings

I was reading a post from the blog Londonist and I had to stop for a double take when I read: “Only Our Own takes place in the dining-cum-sitting room of one upper class family…” And I stopped and reread… because in the US it’s used […]

Use your words… 21st of December

Use your words… 21st of December

chips = crisps fries = chips to go = take away realtor = estate agent Coke = full fat as in: “can I have a Coke?” Me “full fat or half fat?” My Honey “Ummmm… a real coke” Me “OK full fat” My Honey By […]

Use your words… 7th of December

Use your words… 7th of December

So I’ve been in London for a few days now and have learned… Now = in the now Knocked up = up the duff Throw out = get shot of it Do you have a passport? =Means do you have a UK passport? Email me […]

Use Your Words… for the calendar.

Use Your Words… for the calendar.

US vs. UK mm/dd/yy = dd/mm/yy SMTWTFS = MTWTFSS November 24th = the 24th of November Sometimes when I get emails from my honey with dates in them, my brain freezes. This only happens for about half a second but I have to look at […]

Use your words… for clothes

Use your words… for clothes

Observations for the week from my direct source (aka my honey). US = UK underwear = pants pants = trousers sweater = jumper sweater vest = tank top