One English, many ways

Lift or elevator? /tə’mɑː:təʊ/  or /tə’meɪtəʊ/? Whichever version of English you choose, it is important to stay consistent.

In this short video a British comedian, Michael McIntyre, explores the consistently self-explanatory nature of some American words and it’s a good laugh too.

Take a peek.

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