American vs British English – over 60 differences in one place (infographic)

Differences between American and British English

Do you still have a moment of doubt when you want to call the…, well, a taxi or a cab?

Which word is correct? Both are, but you have to make a decision which English you want to use: British or American. It’s especially important when you write, not only an essay, article, or blog post, but also a tweet or Facebook update.

Why? Because eating cookies in a taxi on a motorway is insane.

Online grammar-checking tool Grammar Check has recently released an infographic that is a quick visual reference for those who still doubt:

What is one main difference between American and British English? Short answer, vocabulary. In this infographic, we’ve illustrated 63 common everyday words that are different.

What I like about this infographic is that it’s concise. You’ll see here 60 icons representing people, objects, or activities, accompanied with only two words.

Click or tap the infographic to see it in full resolution.

63 differences between American and British English #infographic

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