Articles Tagged 'Mott The Hoople'

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10 British Brands You’ll Have Discovered in UK Pop Culture

Language is just one of the hurdles it’s necessary to get over in order to foster better understanding and communication between the U.S. and the U.K. And as it looks like we’re going to be debating spellings for a while to come, it’s probably a good time to also try and clear up any confusion […]


15 Great British Tribute Band Names, And One We Made Up

There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that you’re definitely a tribute band and not the real thing, so that anyone coming to […]

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The Brit List: Five British Terms for the Unemployed

Made Redundant Let’s start with the nicest possible way to go from being in gainful employment to not being in gainful employment, when your job ceases to exist. It’s nothing you’ve done wrong, it’s merely that the company cannot sustain your position any more, and as such, they cannot continue to employ you to do […]