Here’s what I’m talking about…

When I say that child two is in trouble at school for messing about in the canteen, my American friends see something like this:

Metal-Water-BottleWhen of course what I’m expecting them to see (and what I see) is much more like this:

https://i2.wp.com/upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/50/Hononegah_AP_Room.JPG

Speaking English. Harder than I knew.

I’m sticking with water bottles and the school cafeteria from now on.

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