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Re: British vs N American English. Words with different meanings

Posted by James Briggs on October 01, 2003

In Reply to: Re: British vs N American English. Words with different meanings posted by Bob on September 30, 2003

: : : On another message board - devoted to Word Perfect enthusiasts like me - these following 3 links were posted. They are a useful source to look up differences between US/Canadian/British word useage for the same item, eg sidewalk and pavement.
: : : Worth a look
: : : http://vocabulary.englishclub.com/british-american.htm
: : : http://www.hintsandthings.co.uk/library/WORDS2.htm
: : : http://www.bg-map.com/us-uk.html

: : Thanks!! I am always looking for new sites.

: There's also Christopher Davies' book, Divided by a Common Language, a witty and useful British-American/American-British dictionary.

I've found another couple of sites from the same WP message board. The first of these also has a large list of other links but also deals with NZ English.
http://maxqnz.com/References.html
http://english2american.com/