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Re: [Lingo] British English

Josh Glover <> writes:

> Yeah, I had a problem with "tomato" in Ireland. After realising that
> everyone pronounced it "toe-mah-toe" (most Americans say
> "toe-may-toe", for those of you not in the know), I starting making an
> effort to do the same, resulting in many laughs. 

Next time they laugh at your pronunciation, try this:

"My bad. It's just I find this British English of yours a bit confusing."

That may stimulate some interesting discussion. ;)


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