10 Weird British Sayings That Didn’t Translate To America

I’ll Give You A Bunch Of Fives

No, a clerk isn’t going to give you a fat stack of $5 bills. Instead, this means that a Brit is going to punch you right in the face.

I’m Not Being Funny

We do say this in America, but it’s used in very different ways. When Brits say it, they refer to the word “funny” as strange instead of hilarious. Think of when somebody refers to spoiled milk as “tasting funny.”