Screaming at this list of “most American” and “most British” words (“Pus” is percent of US people who recognize the word, “Puk” is percent of UK people)

@prehensile not heard of "gazump", "pelmet"

@avie @prehensile to gazump is when you make a higher offer on a house than somebody else that had already been accepted and get it and a pelmet is the frilly thing for your curtains that covers the curtain rail

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