In Part 12 of this here-and-there, ongoing series, I'd like to pause from my typical jabs at pseudo-English and talk about some really good English: the Queen's English.
While in England a couple of weekends back, John and I laughed (OK, sometimes just giggled, if we're being honest) at some of the British-isms that we saw on signs, overheard in conversation or while walking on the street. We love England. (I'd love to live there at some point, though I'd need a powerful sun lamp and a serious stock of vitamin D.) And we love talking about the differences between American English and British English. Here are a few of the signs we saw that made us stop and say, "What?!"