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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby R/W
Ruyter, Ružička, RV, R-value, R.V.S.V.P., R/W, RWA, Rwanda, Rwandan, Rwandan Genocide, Rwandese
Other definitions for R/W (2 of 2)
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How to use R/W in a sentence
Pray do you know what would have become of you, if I had not bestowed my hand upon R. W., your father, on this day?'Our Mutual Friend|Charles Dickens
Also they call their river, which we spell Paraguay, and pronounce I don't know how, P-r-w-e.Birds and Man|W. H. Hudson
The return wire, R W, passes from the copper of b to the zinc of B.How Two Boys Made Their Own Electrical Apparatus|Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
It has been suggested that wel ooo 'weal or woe' should be read instead of the interjection we loo!
Whenever the tailor muttered and talked in his sleep, Simpkin said "Miaw-ger-r-w-s-s-ch!"The Tailor of Gloucester|Beatrix Potter
British Dictionary definitions for R/W (1 of 2)
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British Dictionary definitions for R/W (2 of 2)
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