Brit-Think Ameri-Think Author:Jane Walmsley When it comes to understanding the great cultural ocean that divides Brits and Yanks, it's not just our vocabulary but also our attitudes that differ. This irreverent guide surveys a whole gamut of British-American divergences, from sex to food, from pets to religion, from sports to money, and from war to -- most divergent of all-humor. Ente... more »rtaining and invaluable, Brit-Think, Ameri-Think has been updated to reflect changes in political, cultural, and social trends, and includes new chapters on cultural icons Oprah Winfrey and Bridget Jones, and on Brit-cool vs. Ameri-cool.« less
Married to a Brit and spending my life between 2 countries, I found myself shaking my head in agreement on the authors assessments of both the UK and US view on life. Absolutely hysterical observations that were spot on. I had to call the inlaws and read passages to them and in between gales of laughter they agreed, this is a winner. If you have travelled to or lived in the UK, this book will really be enjoyable. If you haven't but just want to get a glimpse of what life is like there, or "why they do that" or what they think of us and the American way of life, pick this up and let the laughter begin!