Myste (myste_uk) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Separated by a common language...

Would someone please explain to me what is meant by "bangs"? I know it's something to do with hair, but I don't know if it means layering, or what I would call a fringe, or feathering, or something else entirely! ETA: Answered, thanks! :)

Inspired by me finding out that hole-in-the-wall in the USA means a dive eating place or something like that.. wheeras here in Blighty it means cashpoint/ATM, and this being another Americanism I don't understand.

What common words with different meanings elsewhere confuse (or have, in the past, confused) you? Or words that you see used normally in other places, but aren't sure (or haven't been sure) about their meaning?
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