By Adele Hampton - 03/14/12 02:21 PM EDT
Obama also touched on Cameron's new interest in the "uniquely American tradition of bracketology," after his first March Madness basketball game. The president took the prime minister to the opening game of the NCAA men's tournament in Dayton, Ohio, to see Western Kentucky beat Mississippi Valley State.
Ending his speech on a comedic note, Obama highlighted the slight linguistic differences between England and the United States, welcoming Cameron with choice words from the British vernacular.
"Finally, I would just note that while this is not the first official visit of my presidency, it is one of the few where I have not had to pause for translation," Obama said. "We Americans and Brits speak the same language — most of the time — so let me just say, David, we are chuffed to bits that you are here."