Articles Tagged 'Wales'

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How to Pronounce the Longest Place Name in the U.K.

The following video clip has been enjoying viral status over the last day or so, because it addresses a situation some people may find intimidating, with grace, wit and most importantly, aptitude. Llanfairpwllgwyngyll is a village on the island of Anglesey off the north-western corner of Wales. It’s not a big place, only the sixth […]

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25 Welsh Sayings To Live By

What it is, right… To judge by popular culture alone—Gavin & Stacey, I am looking at you—the Welsh are presented as a largely cheery nation, fond of the rugby and the ale, with a few linguistic peculiarities that are all charm and whimsy, like “Whose boots are those shoes?” “Now in a minute” and “What […]

Geordie Dialect

The Brit List: 5 British Accents That Can Baffle Americans

There are so many different accents floating around the U.K. It’s not too surprising with 300 languages being spoken in just London alone. Easily, someone from one town may not be able to understand another person from just an hour away. We’ve found a handful of film and TV clips that demonstrate British accents Americans might find indecipherable. […]

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Dating a British Man: The First Date

Dating a British Man is a ten-part series that will take you through the dating ups and downs, it can be considered a guide as what to do — or, what not to do — depending on how you look at it. Here are some tidbits based on my experiences dating British men from England, […]