English to English

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Check out this Tumblr project initiated by the Guardian: It is called English to English: Translating a Cultural Divide and features over 400 entries on everyday differences between American and British English. Amongst other things, you’ll find short video clips such as this one on the British usage of the term “cheers” and how it can be confusing for Americans: http://english2english.tumblr.com/post/50104934962/adam-gabbatt-reporter-and-stunt-videographer

 

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