Americans vs British slang

Americans vs British slang | photo by Maelina Hassel

Two dudes sitting on a loveseat trying to decipher Londoner and Brummie lingo. That’s it, that’s the video.

Although the States and the UK speak the same technical language, accents and jargon tend to turn each version into a completely different beast to master.

Two Southern Californian university students, Jimmy and Alec (from left to right respectively), attempt to translate a slew of slang in hopes of becoming champions of the English language encompassingly.

From typical British street talk to the more elaborate Brummie dialect, watch them below and determine if they would survive a week thrown in with the wild youth of Britain.


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Words & video: Maelina Hassel | Subbing: Warshma Chughtai 

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