As an assumed citizen of Rightpondia, there are certain things of Leftpondia that I simply cannot - through either stubbornness, lack of practice or sheer habit - adopt.
Agreeing that the orange, opaque, oval is both a toe-MAH-toe and a toe-MAY-toe is about as close as it gets to crossing the great divide.
And surely, chips and french fries are not merely "same difference"??? Isn't that tantamount to calling the President a member of the Royal family?
Maybe it's not about being British. Maybe it's just me.