Australian/New Zealand/British English
versus
American English

England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
--George Bernard Shaw

Some terms used on this site and their equivalents in the 'other' type of English (Some lessons have a US version and an International version - other lessons may just refer to both words.)

  UK/Aus/NZ US
quaver Quaver Eighth note
crotchet Crotchet Quarter note
minim Minim Half note
semibreve Semibreve Whole note
bar measure
Santa Father Christmas* Santa Claus*

* Used in the mnemonic for remembering the order of the sharps in a key signature "Father Christmas Gets Drunk And Eats Bananas"