Consider the following differences between modern American and UK English: Bonnet – In the United States, if you told someone “to look under the bonnet,” the first thing they’d do is start looking for a piece of headwear.
In the UK they’d be directing you to the front of an automobile where one typically finds the engine, known to North Americans as “the hood.” Boot – In America, this term refers to a type of footwear generally suited for less-than-pleasant, outdoorsy environments.
Honorable mentions by popular request – Hell, Michigan and Truth or Consequences, New Mexico!
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