Tag: subtle differences in english language


Biscuit or cookie?

There is a huge difference between a biscuit and a cookie. Just like between zucchinis and courgettesOxforddictionaries.com notes this subtle difference, giving two definitions for the word.

Short answer: A British biscuit is an American cookie and an American cookie is a British cookie and an American biscuit is a British scone and an American scone is something else entirely.Read more…