Tag Archives: British Isles

From “Monkey Hangers” to “Spireites”: Affectionate Nicknames for British Townspeople

Every town has its own story, its own sports team and a cute nickname for its own citizens. Sometimes these are little more than a twist on the name of the town itself—Mancunians, Bristolians, Dundonians—and sometimes there are ...

10 British Things About Houston, TX

With Houston, TX being the fourth largest city in the U.S. there’s a nice mix of people and lots to do. Let’s take a peek at Houston’s British offerings: