Right, then. Prince Harry’s visit to the USA is as good a time as any to point out that the mutual curiosity shared between British and American cultures is as intense as ever. It’s also a good time to launch this Tumblr.
When Winston Churchill coined the phrase “special relationship” to describe the connection between the two nations in 1946, he was describing two countries whose commitments to similar ideals – for better or worse – have historically meant a keen interest in each other. “Special”, sometimes, doesn’t even begin to cover it.
For all those Britishisms I don’t get, Katie Rogers and crew create a new “living glossary” of English-to-English translations. Fun.
Posted on Wednesday, May 15th 2013
Reblogged from English to English