Today's BWOTD if not understood could have very dire consequences for Americans driving in the UK!
"I was walking on the pavement when a car nearly hit me!"
Now an American reading this would think 'well what do you expect'?! However they would be very wrong as in the UK:
'Pavement' = Sidewalk!
So when driving in the UK, I would urge you at all costs not to drive on the pavement as you would at home. Otherwise at the very least you can expect a fine, but you may end up doing jail time!
For my British readers Pavement = Road in the USA! So enjoy driving on the pavement and waving to passing Policemen (Cops) with gay abandon ;-)