I came across this article, and found it interesting, very amusing, and very true.



Despite Britain and America sharing the same language, the two countries couldn't be more different.

We're not talking about obvious things like currency, taxes, health care, and politics; it's the everyday stuff that Brits barely bat an eyelid at that seems to shock folk from the United States.

British traditions and lingo can sometimes be so puzzling that Americans just can't get their heads around it.

1 Drinking tea in the summertime

2 Saying 'Maths' instead of 'Math'

3 Putting the date before the month

4 Going for a Cheeky Nando's

5 Not tipping bar staff

6 Being incredibly polite

7 Having 'juicy bits' instead of 'pulp'

8 Putting washing machines in kitchens

9 Cricket

10 Putting an X at the end of a text to symbolize a kiss

Things that British folk can't get their head around about Americans

1 Ice cubes

2 Stores that never close

3 "How are you?" is not a real question

4 outlets don't have off switches

5 The toilets have so much water in them

6 High School graduation ceremonies

7 Laundry rooms

8 Tax isn't included in the price

9 No one uses a tea kettle

10 Lemonade isn't fizzy