Do you have the term "mad money" in Britain (ie, money you can spend on things you don't per se need, spending money?) How about "buss" for kiss? Up to snuff? Gumdrops? I once heard a Londoner say that "chit" isn't really a word a contemporary Brit would use. True? And another told me that no British adult would use "horrid." My Britpicker once told me that to use a phrase such as "right___" was a Disney Van Dyke thing and not something a Brit would use. But recently I was reading Emma Thompson's published diaries of filming Sense and Sensibility and she used the phrase. So what's the deal with that? And is it true no Brit would use "gotten?"
Thanks, everyone, for all your comments! It was really helpful, and I've passed on your responses to my betee.