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Life Update, October 2016

I’m pretty sure most of my friends and family are now aware that I am flying back to the States in December, so I figured it was time to post a little life update. 428 more words

Blog Posts

UK vs. US: Who's got the right way to teach math(s)?

A lot of things startled me when I started teaching in the UK. The accents. The ubiquity of tea. (As I like to say: “ubiquitea.”) The adorable and inexplicable pluralization of “math.” But what stunned me most was that the Brits don’t follow a sequence of math courses anything like ours. 703 more words


They gave ME a UK drivers license! What were they thinking? @barbtaub #FabulousFriday

“The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.”

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Miscellaneous News

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US vs. UK: Which Slang Words and Phrases Are Better?

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but I watch a lot of UK shows, as in an unusual amount. One thing I noticed is that a lot of Americans misinterpret British humor. 2,251 more words

Fun Posts

UK vs. US Covers

Hello everyone! Today I’m going to compare and judge some UK covers and some US covers, albeit not many because I couldn’t think of many books that I owned with significantly different US and UK covers. 551 more words


Completely Unscientific Results are in! — #FridayFiveChallenge from @rosieamber1

You judged these books by their covers

Last week I suggested it would be fun to take a look at the differences between US and UK book covers for the same book. 342 more words


Different language

March 3, 2011

Our lack of understanding of American English draws some funny looks. If we say something that Americans don’t understand, they look at us as if we have two heads. 135 more words