British English

Yes or No

When an American says ‘sure’ to a Brit, does it mean yes or no?

The World in Words

When American Lynne Murphy says “sure” to her British husband, he thinks she means “not really.”

Bob Bradley during his first game as a Premier League manager, Arsenal v Swansea City, Emirates Stadium in London. October 15, 2016.

This American soccer coach was criticized for being too American

The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, DC, April 14th, 1865.

After Lincoln’s assassination, no one wanted to see the play he was watching — until now


Check out the church in Britain that celebrates John Smith, Pocahontas and the expansion of the English language

Lifestyle & Belief

Hinglish: A Case of Reverse Colonization?

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Cockney rhyming cash machines in London

Arts, Culture & Media

A cash machine operator has introduced Cockney rhyming slang to a number of ATMs in east London. The World’s Laura Lynch ventured into east London to get the Morning Glory.