Why is British English is full of silly-sounding words? Ep. 143

Maybe it was because of the Boston Tea Party, but the British folks have so many weird words that they use instead of the regular words that Americans use. I don’t get it.

Pound – Stone
Pound – Dollar
Fortnight (not the game) – 2 weeks
Bathroom – The loo
Hood – the bonnet
Trunk – the boot
Dachshund – Sausage
French fries – chips
Potato Chips – Crisps

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *