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In which Hank answers all of the Google Autocomplete answers for "What's the difference between A, B, C, D, E, F...etc."

If you're interested in the NOVW, start here: http://edwardspoonhands.com/post/95479820530/the-nerdfighter-online-video-workshop

Thanks to CGP Grey for explaining to the world the difference between England and the UK - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10

Here are the questions I answered:

What’s the difference between a Crow and a Raven?

What’s the difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

What’s the difference between college and university

What’s the difference between Dinner and Supper

What’s the difference between English and British

What’s the difference between fur and hair

What’s the difference between hulu plus and hulu

What’s the difference between iphone 5c and iphone 5s

What’s the difference between jelly and jam

What’s the difference between kun and san

What’s the difference between LCD and LED

What’s the difference between me and you

What’s the difference between NAS and SAN

What’s the difference between objective and subjective.

What’s the difference between prison and jail

What’s the difference between quick format and full format

What’s the difference between rangers and green berets

What’s the difference between scotch and whiskey

What’s the difference between to and too

What’s the difference between uber and lyft

What’s the difference between a visa and a green card

What’s the difference between white and green asparagus

What’s the difference between x86 and x64

What’s the difference between yellow and green zucchini

What’s the difference between zucchini and squash
Good morning John!

So a little while ago, I went on Google and I was going to ask the question, "what is the difference between something and something?". But I didn't get that far because I noticed how interesting all the questions other people were asking were. 

So having forgotten completely what I was going to ask Google, instead, today I'm just going to answer all of the questions other people were asking for every letter of the alphabet. Starting with: A.

(A: What's the difference between a crow and a raven?)
Crows and ravens are two completely different species. If there's a bunch of them and they're acting and sounding pretty annoying, those are crows. If there's one or two of them, and you think, "Is that a cat, because it's huge," that's a raven.

(B: What's the difference between baking soda and baking powder?)
Baking soda is the chemical sodium bicarbonate.  It produces carbon dioxide when mixed with an acid, and that carbon dioxide fluffs up baked goods.  Baking powder is baking soda with the acid already mixed in, so all you have to do is add water.

(C: What's the difference between college and university?)
In the US, a college is a school that teaches only the years directly after secondary education.  A university has some graduate school components.  To make things extra confusing, both colleges and universities can contain other colleges.

(D: What's the difference between dinner and supper?)
Dinner vs. supper is a really interesting linguistic thing that happened.  Apparently, supper means a different thing to everyone.

(E: What's the difference between English and British?)
English people and things are from England, which is a country inside the country of the United Kingdom.  British people and things technically are anything from the United Kingdom, so Northern Irish people, Welsh people, Scottish people: all British - though they probably don't want to be called that.

(F: What's the difference between fur and hair?)
Hair and fur are, scientifically, the exact same thing.

(G is skipped.)

(H: What's the difference between Hulu and Hulu plus?)
Hulu plus costs more and you can watch it on your TV or your mobile device.  There's also very slightly more content on Hulu plus.

(I: What's the difference between iPhone 5C and 5S?)
The 5C is the, kind of, value edition of the iPhone.  The camera and the processor and the design are all a little bit less fancy.

(J: What's the difference between jelly and jam?)
Jelly is jellied juice and jam is jellied fruit pulp, so jam is a little bit softer.

(K: What's the difference between kun and san?)
As with anything in linguistics, this is surprisingly complicated, but both kun and san are Japanese honorific suffixes.  They're added to the end of names to show respect.  San is used between equals, while kun is used in reference to someone junior to you, generally a male person.

(L: What's the difference between LCD and LED?)
LCD is the kind of display technology, LED is the kind of back-lighting the TV has.  They have nothing to do with each other, and these days, most TVs are LCD displays back-lit by LED.

(M: What's the difference between me and you?)
I mean, biologically, there's very little difference between you and me.  Humans are all very, very similar to each other.

(N: What's the difference between NAS and SAN?)
I have no idea what NAS and SAN are.  I looked it up, and it's something to do with IT infrastructure, and sorry, out of my depth there.

(O: What's the difference between objective and subjective?)
Subjective statements are based in opinion; objective statements are based in fact.

(P: What's the difference between peanut butter and jelly?)
This first one makes no sense, so I'm gonna skip it.
(What's the difference between prison and jail?)
Prisons are where you go when you've been convicted of a crime and sentenced to serve time.  Jails are where you go when you've just been detained or have been arrested and are awaiting trial.  You can also end up in a jail if you've been convicted but your sentence isn't very long.

(Q: What's the difference between quick format and full format?)
Both full and quick formats will wipe all the data off your hard drive, but only the full format will rebuild the file structures that the drive itself uses to store the files and scan for bad sectors on the drive.

(R: What's the difference between Rangers and Green Berets?)
Both Rangers and Green Berets are special operations forces in the (US) Army.  Any recruit can apply to be a Ranger, but only soldiers who have been in the army for at least three years can apply to be a Green Beret.  Green Berets must also speak at least two languages.  The duties performed by both groups, though, are similar.

(S: What's the difference between scotch and whiskey?)
Scotch is a type of whiskey.  It's Scotch, meaning that it's made in Scotland.

(T: What's the difference between to and too?)
"Too" either means "excessively" or "also."  "To" is just for all the other times, unless you mean "two."

(U: What's the difference between Uber and Lyft?)
As far as I can tell, Uber and Lyft are pretty much the same thing.  They're both new-fangled ways to get taxis, and people seem surprisingly excited by both considering that taxis will be mostly driven by robots in ten years.

(V: What's the difference between visa and green card?)
Green cards give you the right to permanently live and work in the US, while visas only temporarily give you that right.

(W: What's the difference between white and green asparagus?)
Green and white asparagus are the same plant, but white asparagus has dirt piled on top of it while it's growing, so that it's never exposed to light.  Under all that dirt, it doesn't produce chlorophyll, and it doesn't need the structures necessary to stand up on its own, so it's milder in flavor and softer in texture.

(X: What's the difference between x64 and x86?)
x64 is the 64-bit CPU architecture for Windows 7 that works on newer machines, while x86 is the older 32-bit design.

(Y: What's the difference between yellow and green zucchini?)
Green and yellow zucchini are different colors.

And finally,

(Z: What's the difference between zucchini and squash?)
A zucchini is a squash!

John, I hope this video was educational for you and for everybody else, and I'll see you on Tuesday.

I made this script publicly available before I made this video, as part of the Nerdfighter Online Video Workshop, so people have already uploaded their versions of this video on their channels before I did, which is weird.  So far, the NOVW is, just, very cool.  Thanks to everyone who's been doing performances and edits and script-writing, and especially to people who have been constructively critiquing those performances and edits and scripts.  If you'd like to learn more about the NOVW, there's a link in the description.