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.
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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?
Swearing ranks up there with taking tea and discussing the weather as a British pastime. If you’re uninitiated in the colorful world of British swearing, Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell offers you a master class in the latest …
Washing machines in the kitchen? No plug sockets in the bathroom?
We’d like to welcome aboard Kate Arnell as the brand-new host of the Anglophenia YouTube series. (Watch her first episode.
Opossums and raccoons are frequent backyard visitors stateside, but what sort of wildlife populates the windy moors and meadows of Blighty?