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Articles Tagged 'Lord Kitchener'


9 Things You’ll Find in a British Kitchen

Other people’s houses are strange, alien places, and their kitchens can be even more so. Multiply the weirdness by cultural difference and you’ve got a recipe (pun intended) for confusion and fear, the next time you pay a visit to friends in the U.K. What are those strange tins and jars? What do they contain? […]

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10 Lingering Effects of World War I on Britain

Today (July 28) marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. A conflict of unimaginable scale that effectively redrew the maps of Europe and the Middle East and cost 16 million people their lives. The war also left its mark on British society in all kinds of subtle ways, changing social relationships […]