The following is a guest post. Over the centuries the rest of the world has bestowed upon the British people many a japing nickname (limey, pom, redcoat), but what do the Brits call themselves?
Welcome to our first series of Brit Picks, wherein the Film Fatales list and discuss our favorite cinematic British luminaries.
“It’s as British as real ale, a pot of tea or even a bag of chips . . .”
The other day I read that phrase ‘quintessentially British’ in an article and it got me thinking. As a Brit in the USA, I don’t consider myself to be ‘quintessentially British’, but when I began to think about what this phrase really meant, I began to ponder.
The following is a guest post. Few toys are as timeless as the Lego brick. The famous building toy has charmed young and old alike for more than half a century, with kits featuring everything from castles to spaceships. There’s truly something for everyone, including the Anglophile.
Language truly is a “regional” thing; English in Alabama, USA is very, and I mean, very different than it is in say, Manchester, England. In fact, there’s a great difference between the way someone from London and someone from Belfast would speak, even though they’re both from the UK.