Things you only know about due to American Film and TV

And nickels used to have pictures of bees on them.

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What a ‘krelboyne’ is

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And they only have to do one lesson driving around some cones in a car park after which they get their licence.

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Just how big a deal high school football is

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That you can’t buy booze from a supermarket in America and have to go to a liquor store.

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A steamin’ hot cup of joe

Grits.

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BOB

Third base is fine as a concept but I far prefer our version of naming it after the penultimate stop on a journey. In Liverpool, third base is “Getting off at Edge Hill”, because Edge Hill is the last stop before Lime Street. Seems like plenty of towns and cities have their own equivalent.

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that you will have to tell people that ‘you’re walkin’ here!’ when you’re walking somewhere.

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gravy = any sauce.

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Earlier we were watching Murder She Wrote and it was set in New York so they were all putting on hammy accents. I started saying “I’m walkin here” then we heard an extra say it off camera right after.

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Pork stores.

I love that

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What the top and bottom of the ninth are, along with a curveball.

Jay Walking?

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I don’t know, is he?

I believe it became from the popular phrase spouted ‘JAY’ S WALKIN HERE’, coined by the popular actor Christopher Walkin.

Fringes are inexplicably called bangs

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