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20 British Food Terms That Confuse Americans

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> American English: A promiscuous woman; an adjective meaning belligerent or touchy
> British English: A fish and chips shop

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> American English: A kind of soft, round, scone-like bread
> British English: A cookie

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> American English: To chop something finely
> British English: Ground meat (usually beef or lamb)

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> American English: A projectile propelled by combustion
> British English: Arugula

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> American English: Hard and brittle; brisk and unhesitating; chilly
> British English: A potato chip

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