The most noticeable difference between American and British English is vocabulary. There are hundreds of everyday words that are different.

In British English we say:

Biscuit

In American English we say:

Cookie

In British English we say:

Car park

In American English we say:

Parking lot

In British English we say:

High street

In American English we say:

Main street

In British English we say:

Post

In American English we say:

Mail

In British English we say:

Lift

In American English we say:

Elevator

In British English we say:

Chips

In American English we say:

Fries

In British English we say:

Bonnet

In American English we say:

Hood

In British English we say:

Football

In American English we say:

Soccer

In British English we say:

Rubber

In American English we say:

Eraser

In British English we say:

Aubergine

In American English we say:

Eggplant

In British English we say:

Dummy

In American English we say:

Pacifier

In British English we say:

Chemist

In American English we say:

Drugstore

In British English we say:

Nappy

In American English we say:

Diaper

In British English we say:

The cinema

In American English we say:

The movies

In British English we say:

Jacket potato

In American English we say:

Baked potato

In British English we say:

Crisps

In American English we say:

Chips

In British English we say:

Flat

In American English we say:

Apartment

In British English we say:

Courgette

In American English we say:

Zucchini

In British English we say:

Holiday

In American English we say:

Vacation

In British English we say:

Waistcoat

In American English we say:

Vest

In British English we say:

University

In American English we say:

College

In British English we say:

Telly

In American English we say:

TV

In British English we say:

Lorry

In American English we say:

Truck

In British English we say:

Loo

In American English we say:

Restroom

In British English we say:

Takeaway

In American English we say:

Takeout

In British English we say:

Jumper

In American English we say:

Sweater

In British English we say:

Braces

In American English we say:

Suspenders

In British English we say:

Underground

In American English we say:

Subway

In British English we say:

Runner beans

In American English we say:

String beans

In British English we say:

Timetable

In American English we say:

Schedule

In British English we say:

Trainers

In American English we say:

Sneakers

In British English we say:

Queue

In American English we say:

Line

In British English we say:

Plaster

In American English we say:

Band-aid

In British English we say:

Phone box

In American English we say:

Phone booth
maulbox

In British English we say:

Postbox

In American English we say:

Mailbox