Teat (baby bottle):
TV, 'the Tube'
Tick (e.g. Tick the box):
Tin (of food):
Bathroom, Restroom, 'John'
"Touch Wood" (superstitious expression):
"knock on Wood"
Traditional, Cloudy Lemonade:
Sneakers, Tennis Shoes
Clothes Dryer, Dryer
The Underground, Tube:
Sales Tax (And not 17.5% either!)
VCR (as it should be)
Voucher (from the local paper):
Rubber boots, galoshes
Whine (pronounced like 'wine')
The HQ's of all American government bureaus and departments
lies in Washington, District of Columbia.
Washington, D.C. is NOT a state nor is it in a state. It is a separate entity from the 50
It borders very closely to the U.S. states of Virginia and Maryland.
Work Experience, Work Placement:
('Hey mom, I've got a 6-month internship
with CNN in New York City!' 'That's nice Alice, but you be careful in that big
("Man, that dipstick Jack totalled his
new pick-up last weekend!")
Zebra Crossing, Pelican Crossing:
Crosswalk, Pedestrian Crossing
(a bit of a better description don't you think?)