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US vs UK: Vocabulary

For each word or term used in the USA, can you give its British equivalent?
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Last updated: September 6, 2018
First submittedAugust 11, 2014
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Trunk (of a car)
Boot
Hood (of a car)
Bonnet
Broil
Grill
Faucet
Tap
Cotton candy
Candy floss
Diaper
Nappy
Dish towel
Tea towel
Period (Punctuation)
Full Stop
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Fanny pack
Bum bag
Garbage can
Rubbish bin
Ladybug
Ladybird
Math
Maths
Parking lot
Car park
Teeter-totter
Seesaw
Gas station
Petrol station
Lumber (wood)
Timber
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Eraser
Rubber
Flashlight
Torch
Windshield
Windscreen
Counterclockwise
Anticlockwise
Vacation
Holiday
Mommy
Mummy
Pacifier (for a baby)
Dummy
Quarter note (music)
Crotchet
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level 60
Jul 14, 2015
It's a seesaw in America...
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level 47
Oct 23, 2016
I agree. Would have said seesaw for US and teeter-totter for UK.
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level 68
Apr 13, 2019
I've never heard the word teeter-totter in the UK.
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level 77
Dec 27, 2015
I always called it Fairy Floss.
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level 5
Feb 21, 2018
would have got all right but dint know what some ment in us
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level 17
May 31, 2018
One thing, a crotchet is one note, semi-breve is 4 notes, minum is two notes, quaver is a half note, and semi-quaver is quarter-note
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level 68
Apr 13, 2019
That's not right. Semi-breve is a whole note, minum is a half note, crotchet is a quarter note, quaver is an eighth note, semiquaver is a sixteenth note. In a standard bar of 4/4 there are four quarter notes (or four crotchets in the UK). It makes sense. The quiz is correct.