There are a lot of differences between British English and American English, some of which you’ll need to know during your time in London.
Words to Know
- Chips = french fries
- Crisps = potato chips
- Biscuit = cookie
- Pudding = dessert
- Lift = elevator
- WC (usually on a sign) = restroom
- Queue = line (the kind in which you stand and wait)
Words to Avoid
- Fanny = an extremely vulgar expression of the female anatomy
Find more information on English slang here.