Put The Kettle On: An American’s Guide to British Slang, Telly and Tea Paperback by Trish Taylor
Watch British TV and sometimes find yourself lost in translation?
Hope to visit the United Kingdom someday?
Have British friends and want to liven up your conversations with the latest slang, swear words and insults?
Put the Kettle On is a lighthearted look at life in the UK, it will take you beyond the stereotypes.
Take a peek behind the curtains and learn about the language, customs and food of the Brits.
Includes information you need to know including:
- Driving in the UK
- Food and shopping
- Pubs, restaurants and drinking culture
- Holidays and celebrations
- Troubleshooting and what not to say
Includes a full British to US translation list with the most up to date words and phrases.
Though the book includes lots of useful information about the UK it should not be viewed as a serious travel guide.
Not suitable for those who take themselves too seriously.
With illustrations by Artist Andrew Wilson.