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    BAG OF CHIPS OR PACK OF CRISPS? Difference?

    I've read this from time to time but I don't really know what is its actual meaning. Please could you clarify this for me?

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    Re: BAG OF CHIPS OR PACK OF CRISPS? Difference?

    BrE - a packet of crisps

    AmE - a bag of chips

    The above are thin slices of potato deep-fried. Like these:




    * * *

    BrE - chips

    AmE - fries

    Those are deep-fried potato sticks, like these:

    Last edited by Rover_KE; 27-May-2014 at 00:06.

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