- Chicory and endive mean the exact opposite of each other in American and UK English. Chicory is endive, endive is chicory, but they are still different plants.
- A mezzanine is not a floor up from the ground floor in a UK theater - it's underneath the stage.
- In the UK, a trapezoid has no two sides parallel; in the US (of course!) it has one pair of parallel sides.
- One I knew but hadn't consciously thought about before: a semi is a kind of house in the UK and a kind of truck in the US.
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