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February 2004 Cub Scout Roundtable Issue

Volume 10, Issue 7
March 2004 Theme

Theme: Walk in My Shoes
Webelos: Engineer & Athlete
  Tiger Cub: Achievement #7

 

 

PRE-OPENING

Language Differences

Circle Ten Council

How many words can you match up between the English that is spoken in America and the English that is spoken in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa?  Draw a line to each match.

 

 

AMERICAN QUEENS
ENGLISH ENGLISH
Apartment Lorry
Automobile Telly
Baby crib Cold drink
Bangs (hair) Cling film
Bathrobe Wireless
Blinkers - turn signals Bobby
Buddy (friend) Porridge
Candy Bar Removal van
Cookie Cheerio
Crosswalk Chips
Dessert Fire Brigade
Diaper Frock
Dress Pudding
Emergency room Biscuit
Fire Department Mate
Flashlight Dressing gown
French Fries Cot
Garbage man Flat
Goodbye Knackered
Mail Braces
Moving truck Trainers
Nurse Water Closet
Oatmeal Ice Lolly
Pacifier (Baby) Dummy
Policeman Sister
Popsicle Post
Radio Dustman
Restroom Torch
Saran Wrap Casualty
Sneakers Nappy
Soda Zebra Crossing
Suspenders Chocolate bar
TV Flickers
Tired Fringe
Truck Motor car

 

ANSWERS:

AMERICAN QUEENS
ENGLISH ENGLISH
Apartment Flat
Automobile Motor car
Baby crib Cot
Bangs(hair) Fringe
Bathrobe Dressing gown
Blinkers - turn signals Flickers
Buddy(friend) Mate
Candy Bar Chocolate bar
Cookie Biscuit
Crosswalk Zebra Crossing
Dessert Pudding
Diaper Nappy
Dress Frock
Emergency room Casualty
Fire Department Fire Brigade
Flashlight Torch
French Fries Chips
Garbage man Dustman
Goodbye Cherio
Mail Post
Moving truck Removal Van
Nurse Sister
Oatmeal Porridge
Pacifier(Baby) Dummy
Policeman Bobby
Popsicle Ice Lolly
Radio Wireless
Restroom Water Closet
Saran Wrap Cling Film
Sneakers Trainers
Soda Cold Drink
Suspenders Braces
TV Telly
Tired Knackered
Truck Lorry

 

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