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Spot the Americanism

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British people are used to the stream of Americanisms entering the language, but journalist Matthew Engel has argued recently that some are worse than others.

Some words we use freely now were never actually part of the English language until the the US was established.

So how well do you know the English language? See if you can sift the Americanisms from the English words now in our new quiz...

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