Speakers of British and American English display some striking differences in their use of grammar. In this detailed survey, John Algeo considers questions such as: *Who lives on a street, and who lives in a street? *Who takes a bath, and who has a bath? Containing extensive quotations from real-life English on both sides of the Atlantic, this clearly organized guide shows the differences - and similarities - between the grammar of British and American speakers. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, it provides an accessible account of contemporary English in use.