Articles Tagged 'Valentine's Day'

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10 of the Most Romantic Moments in ‘Doctor Who’

There is no shortage of romance in Doctor Who, it’s just it often manifests as either love-thwarting tragedy or gets hidden beneath Zygon-snogging euphemism because of the age range of the audience. So here are 10 moments that can attest to the power of love, even when is being tested to breaking point by alien […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five Steamy Films You Can View Online

Valentine’ Day is one of those days that people really get worked up over. It’s fun to celebrate love whether it be romantical, a friend or a family member. But, please, don’t beat yourself up if you’re not going out on a hawt date. Instead, let’s tune-in to some steamy, not so sweet, British films […]

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Snapshot: 10 Sweet Smooches From Celebrity Brits

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, coming up this Friday, February 14. V-Day is celebrated in both the U.S. and U.K. with the typical sentiments being exchanged like cards, flowers, dinner, chocolates and lacy underclothes … just to name a handful of displays of affection. Some people get worked […]

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5 Clues That You’re Becoming Americanized, Brits

Brits may claim that their accents haven’t changed, mine hasn’t after more than twenty years here (see what I mean?) but there’s no doubt that, after a while, Americanisms seep in all the same. From the ever-so-slight rhotic R to the “Have a nice day”, we all succumb to some degree. 1. Talking at a […]

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Valentine’s Day: American Style

In the U.K., it’s very common to get someone else to write out your Valentine’s cards. They’re supposed to be sent anonymously to the object of your heart’s desire, hence the need to disguise the writing. Brits in the U.S. are often surprised at how massive Valentine’s Day is here, and at the fact that […]

Royal Roundup: William and Kate Featured in Valentine’s Day Stunt

It looks like Kate Middleton and Prince William have arrived at Westminster Abbey a touch early. In a Valentine’s Day stunt, a UK scooter firm projected an 82-foot image of Kate and William arriving at the church, The Press Association reports. “We wanted to wish the royal couple a happy Valentine’s Day and all the […]

A Valentine Day’s Gift Guide for Your Brit-Loving Sweetheart

My wife laughed when she heard that anyone had asked me for any kind of advice about Valentine’s Day. They’re just looking for some cool British-themed stuff, like movies and books, I explained. “Even if I can actually drag you to a romantic movie, you fall asleep,” she said. “You think chick-lit is chewing gum.” […]