Tag Archives: British History

10 British Ways to Ring in the New Year

Before we get started, let’s be clear that traditions are often unique and singular, and have the capacity to travel far and wide. So if we happen across a thing you always do out in Missouri or Seattle, and you’ve never ...

Why Do The English Have A Problem With ‘Trick Or Treating’?

Before we really get into this, can everyone just take a moment to have a look at this video clip?

It’s Official: David Bowie Is A Better Dresser Than Elizabeth I

Today, I should like to take the person who invented the concept of polls and kiss them full and heartily on both cheeks.

Five Birth Traditions of the British Isles (Some Of Which Are Disgusting)

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Watch: David Cameron, Jonny Lee Miller on ‘Letterman’

David Letterman reminded us last night that while J.K. Rowling may be Britain’s most high profile import to this country, she is by no means the only one.