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American English is almost like a time capsule of English spelling and pronunciation from the era of the Mayflower.
Back when men were men, puritans were puritans, and 'favourite' was spelled without a 'u'.
Since the seventeenth century, mass communication has brought some of these linguistic chickens home to roost. And bob's your uncle: Americanization.
Our learned friends at Reddithave provided us with an insight into what words at first flummox and then tickle Americans' fancy.
If you understood any of that and you're from the US, you'll find this list a doddle.
Go on, try and say them all properly.
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