antonym of Britishism
1) Removing of vowels from the spelling of letters because the speakers accent does not pronounce them. See speech impediment, american accent or I don't like your voice so I won't buy your used car. Dropping of u's is most common.
2) A British design that lost all meaning when American .."integrity"... took it to mass production and cheapened it.
1) Program, armor, color, ton, elevator, prostitoot, ect.
2) Machine guns----> German
computers-----> still not effective
Sports cars- British invention with the Vauxhall Prince Henry in 1910. In 1911, the USA responded with the mercer Raceabout, and did not make another until the trials of the corvette in 1953. In 1921, General Motors, who had been pushing crappy cars for a few years, took over vauxhall and turned them from being Bentley's biggest rival to Ford's biggest rival in the UK. Merged with 1926 acquisition opel to sell on continental Europe.
Of course, the 'vette is crap, as most other american cars are (some exceptions built in small numbers.)
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