They're truly obsessed with Cadbury. And have you heard of Aero bars? How about Turkish Delight? They might not have Snickers in every convenience store, but they have Mars Bars, and honestly, we're missing out.
In Britain, the casual greeting tends to be "You alright?" The proper way to reply to this question is to say the question back. In America, the proper way to reply to this greeting is to sit down and detail every part of why we may or may not be alright.
If you were to say you lost a few pounds to a person from the UK, they'd probably console you and say you could make it up later. That's because pounds, of course, is currency. And stones are their measurement for weight. One stone is 14 pounds. That conversion seems like a lot of math to us.
In America, you can't go to college without joining or hearing about the latest fraternity or sorority on campus. In the UK, they don't have fraternities or sororities at all. And usually, they call it university. Sounds fancy.
That is, if they even tip at all. Turns out it's not customary to give waiters a tip, and if a tip is required, it's usually just added directly onto the bill. And that tip is usually only about 12%-15%.
There's some massive debate going on over what a grilled cheese is. When people from the UK hear grilled cheese, they wonder what in the world they're doing to our cheese. In fact, now that we think about it, maybe it is a weird name.