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Though America is essentially the brainchild of Great Britain, there are some significant cultural differences. On a basic level, there are the linguistic differences. In England, a “chip” is a french fry rather than a thinly-sliced and deep-fried potato—those are called “crisps.” If you want to clean your house, you would “hoover” the carpets rather than “vacuum” them. Though these kinds of examples are virtually endless, there are some more nuanced areas of culture that internet denizens—particularly those on Tumblr—are quick to point out. Without further ado, here are 45 of the best British/American cultural mix-ups.

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