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 …
Anglophenia YouTube Series
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 …
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.
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.