Anglophenia YouTube Series

WATCH: Thanksgiving: Myth vs. Fact

Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday for Americans, filled with food and football, but how much do you really know about its origins? Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell separates fact from fiction on the Pilgrims and more in this episode of …

WATCH: Why Halloween’s Really British

In the past, we’ve discussed how many Brits, particularly the English, are a bit ambivalent towards Halloween, dismissing trick-or-treating as an American export. But did you know that Halloween and several of its traditions are …

WATCH: The Vikings: Myth vs. Fact

When you think of the Vikings, do you envision savage brutes wielding swords and shields while wearing helmets with pointy horns? Well, part of that is true.

WATCH: How to Use Cockney Rhyming Slang

If you’re only just now getting a handle on all of the basic differences between American and British English, there’s a whole other U.K. lingo to learn: Cockney rhyming slang.

WATCH: Dating Talk in the U.K.

For a nation of people not known for wearing their hearts on their sleeves, Britain sure has an abundance of terms for physical affection. In this episode of the Anglophenia video series, Kate Arnell teaches you a few British terms to …