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How many countries are listed in “France, England, Scotland and the UK”?

I want to say that the trials were done in x countries. No, you don't. "The trials were done in three separate countries and the UK as a whole" is what you want to say.
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What are attractions at fair called, where you buy food?

I would say you can use stand, stall, or booth, also depending on what an attraction is like, exactly. For example, I would probably expect a booth to have side walls/panels between which you stand, ...
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What are attractions at fair called, where you buy food?

Concession Stand: noun US A stall or booth, typically selling food or inexpensive items, and operating within a larger business or commercial area. (Source - Lexico) A fair is a gathering of people ...
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Is "know the drill" used in American English as well as UK English in a daily conversation?

As a "Baby Boomer/Generation X" British-born person I feel that the expression as a whole is very widely understood in the UK but certainly not an "everyday expression" for native ...
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Are English Wikipedia articles written in British English (BrE) or American English (AmE)?

There are multiple things going on here. First there's a difference between spoken and written language. Most of the differences between spoken British English and American English. Since spoken ...
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Are English Wikipedia articles written in British English (BrE) or American English (AmE)?

In general, English Wikipedia articles can be written in whatever standard variety the writer is familiar with- with the caveat that within a given Wikipedia article, the style should be consistent (...
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Are English Wikipedia articles written in British English (BrE) or American English (AmE)?

Any variety of English is acceptable in Wikipedia, but: if the subject of an article is particularly associated with a certain English-speaking region (not just UK or US) then the article should use ...
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What is the dialect feature in British English where "W" is pronounced as "Y"?

Linguists have noted the existence of pronunciations of the "mouth" diphthong with a "fronted" offglide at the end (one that sounds comparatively less like a "w" sound ...
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Should "lecturer" be capitalised?

There does seem to be some indication that you, and not your boss, are correct in this case. A couple of links that might be helpful: https://www.grammarbook.com/blog/capitalization/capitalization-...
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Divergence in meaning of "just about" between UK and North American English

British football announcers often use “just about” to mean that the objective was accomplished but by the smallest of margins whereas in the US, that phrase would imply that the objective was not ...
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