the same reason as New Zealanders do..it's correct.
i never took it as sarcastic. no, "booty" is american slang, but universally known. I don't know why the americans have changed english about.
Same reason we park on the driveway and drive on the parkway - huh ?
Why do Americans call the boot the trunk?
why do Americans call the boot of a car the trunk?
and please, we didn't learn English- the language the English erm created- properly? We're not the ones we pronounce herb 'urb' or cumin 'qumin'. I like colour how it was thanks.
Why do the British call soccer, football?
Checking out the anatomy of elephants we find that the trunk should be at the front and somewhat more prehensile than the boot of a car.
im british but dont say bonnet or boot.14
Why do American people refer to the boot of a car as trunk? Or better why can't American people speak and spell English properly?
Because they never learned English properly!
The same reason they mispronounce aluminium.
In Britain they call it aluminium....but in America we KNOW it's pronounced aluminium.
That never works quite right when I tell someone that online.
actually that made me laugh
lol that seriously was like that scene "Night of the Roxbury" when he said "Ma'am I appreciate the setup"
Same as calling the car a sedan instead of a saloon.
Ahhh lol. Awesome show that.
Something about a ****. Or was that about the hood....