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English Language If British people call French Fries "chips", what do you call potato chips?

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Crisps
Crisps
   49%
I don't know, I'm not British
I don't know, I'm not British
   33%
Potato Chips
Potato Chips
   15%
Other (Please comment)
Other (Please comment)
   4%
 katlynncore posted over a year ago
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I don't know, I'm not British
katlynncore picked I don't know, I'm not British:
just wondering :)
posted over a year ago.
 
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Crisps
babybell picked Crisps:
you make it sound as if we're doing it backwards, but it our language : P
crisps - potato chips
chips - french fries
posted over a year ago.
 
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I don't know, I'm not British
cocacola picked I don't know, I'm not British:
well bb, it may have once been your language but we kinda like bought it from you...(with other countries' money of course)

just kidding :D
posted over a year ago.
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Crisps
Cinders picked Crisps:
LOL, BB!

I'm not British, but I do have British friends, and I studied the English dialect, so I know the vernacular fairly well.
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Crisps
Ratdog picked Crisps:
I remember when I went to the States and I confused the waiter in this restaurant when I asked for chips with my steak.
posted over a year ago.
 
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Crisps
Jennifer1985 picked Crisps:
Well, I'm not British, but in school I learned to call it crisps. The American part of me refuses to say that word though =D
posted over a year ago.
 
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Potato Chips
22rickycarol22 picked Potato Chips:
i'm not british but i'm learning english and i call them patato chips

posted over a year ago.
 
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Crisps
_lina_ picked Crisps:
Yeah, I've read way too much Brit Lit. But the British call them crisps :)
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Potato Chips
22rickycarol22 picked Potato Chips:
i asked my teacher and he said me that briitish people call it crisps
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Crisps
Chandlerfan picked Crisps:
LMAO BB! XD
Yeah, we backwards people call them crisps =D
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Other (Please comment)
marwi picked Other (Please comment):
potato chips = papas fritas = french fries
we use the same words for both
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Other (Please comment)
damien667 picked Other (Please comment):
I didn't really catch the question.Anyway the way i say it in english is potatoe chips.I've also heard other people calling it just chips,but that reminds of ''micro-chips''.This is the reason why i don't use it this way...In Greece,we call it patatakia and this is SO SILLY.AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA
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Crisps
cromulanfav picked Crisps:
We actually learn this kind of stuff on English
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Crisps
Mrs-Grint picked Crisps:
French fries aren't even from France. They're chips and "potato chips" are crisps.
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Crisps
LuvinLilNicki picked Crisps:
Why dont Americans and Britains say the same things and have the same words?xx
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Crisps
Cerbolt picked Crisps:
I'm British and we call them crisps
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Crisps
blackgraycats picked Crisps:
the thought just occurred to me as I read the question :P
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In Australia we call both of them "chips" lol.
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Other (Please comment)
Rainshadow999 picked Other (Please comment):
Lol, in NZ we call them "chippies".
posted 11 months ago.