Writing & Editing Brits and Americans: Separated by a common language Though both speak English, this husband and wife are sometimes lost in translation. By Denise C. BaronSept. 20, 2010 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.