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20 British Food Terms That Confuse Americans

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> American English: A custardy dessert
> British English: Dessert of any kind

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> American English: People who construct something
> British English: Short for “builder’s tea” – a strong brew, commonly consumed by manual laborers

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> American English: N/A
> British English: A sandwich

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> American English: N/A
> British English: A sandwich or a man’s male friend

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> American English: Something that goes “Bang!;” a member of a street gang (short for “gangbanger”)
> British English: A pork sausage

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