The Hidden Difference Between 15 Things We Think the Same

5Great Britain and United Kingdom

For many, these are one and the same thing and they couldn’t be at greater fault. Great Britain only includes Wales, England and Scotland, while United Kingdom includes all the prior three countries as well as Northern Ireland.

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6Orange and Tangerine

Oranges are spherical in shape where a tangerine is slightly elliptical on both the ends. Tangerines are considered pocket food because they are much smaller in size and have easily removable rinds. Oranges are bigger in size and sweeter in taste while tangerine are tart also the peels of orange is much harder to remove as compared to tangerine. Tangerines have originated in China and Japan while oranges have their birthplace in South East Asia. Also, their names have a huge difference as well; orange is basically a Dravidian word while tangerine comes from the Moroccan word Tangier.

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7Tofu and Paneer

Again, they look similar and both are type of cheese but the basic difference between the 2 is the fact that Tofu is made of Soy and Paneer is made of Milk. Tofu is vegetarian cheese originated in China nearly 2000 years ago, while Paneer or cottage cheese popular in India is equally old in genesis. Paneer is rich in protein and fat content while tofu has higher iron, protein and vitamin contents. Paneer is usually sold fresh as it gets rancid while tofu can be sold processed as well.

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8Shrimp and Prawns

They look a lot alike but their s difference between the 2; shrimps only have claws in 2 out 5 pair of their legs while at the same time prawns have claws on 3 out of 5 pairs of legs. Both, of course, are tasty as food.

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