These Words Mean One Thing Stateside, But Something Else Across the Pond
Looking at the two images below, what would you call the image on the left? How about on the right? In America, we know the image on the right as a trolley, but believe it or not, that’s also what the image on the left is known as in Britain. Details like this are things our translators pay attention to, because using words in the wrong context can make a big difference! To see some more examples, take a look at the list we put together below.
|Inch||Small Scottish Island|
|Grammar School||High School|
|Fluid Ounce||0.9606 U.S. Fluid Ounces|
|Death Duty||Inheritance Tax|
|Deposit Account||Savings Account|
|Current Account||Checking Account|