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.
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If you’re grocery shopping in the U.K., you’re going to want to know your scallions from your spring onions.
If Edie Falco boarded Doctor Who‘s TARDIS and could travel anywhere in space and time, where would she go? How about Ed Westwick? Beau Bridges?
From the Beatles to Adele, British rock and pop artists have been lucrative exports from the U.K. for more than half a century.
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.
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 …
Every morning, we bring you the Anglophenia British Word of the Day on our Facebook page. If you’ve been following us, you know there’s a plethora of terms to learn.
You haven’t really done the U.K. if you haven’t had a proper fry-up—or a “full English,” as it’s sometimes called.
Previously, we explored the history behind Britain’s obsession with tea. But how do you make the perfect steaming cuppa the British way?
For Brits, any occasion can be improved with a cup of tea. But why is sipping a hot brew such a part of British national identity?