The AA, the RAC:
AAA ('Triple A') American Automobile Association.
("Jon just got back from an overseas tour
with the Army")
ER (emergency room)
German Shepherd (as it should be)
"All Right?" (Greeting):
'What's up?','How's it Going?'
Amber (on Traffic Lights):
Americans only formally refer to their country as 'America,' and usually (commonly) refer to it as 'the States.'
'Semi,' Semi-Tractor Trailer, 'Big Rig,' '18-Wheeler'
Bank of England, the Exchequer:
Department of the Treasury
Bap, Cob (for beefburgers):
("I'll have a hamburger, fries and a Mountain Dew to
Wastebasket, Garbage can, Trash can
Garbage, Trash bag
Bloke, Chap, Lad:
(although the use of trains in America is not a common way of getting around)
Box (men's athletic protection):
(waistband supporter that holds the cup is called a 'jockstrap')
Savings & Loan
Butt, Booty, Hiney, Fanny
("We're taking the camper and going to the
Grand Canyon on our vacation next week")
Car Boot Sale:
Yard / Garage Sale
(Car) Side Lights:
Cash Point, 'Hole in the wall':
ATM (automatic teller machine)
("Randy, should we invite friends and family to little Zack's Baptism, or just the close family?")
Movie Theatre, Cinema
Clean (your teeth):
The American equivalents to National Express are: Greyhound and Trailways.
Cotton ("needle & cotton"):
Crate (e.g. Crate of Beer):