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My culture

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My culture
Simple Statistics
Area
Food
Celebration
People
-Everyone is really close
Habits/"Norms"
-MANNERS
Tradition
Megan Ruff
Banbury, England
Population

64.1 million
Government
Constitutional Monarchy
50,346 sq miles
National Sport
Currency
English Pounds
Cricket
Religion
Mostly Christion (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism, Methodism, Pentecostal, Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodoxy) but also religions from other cultures.
Football ("soccer") is the most popular, but not "national".
Capital
London
Leader
Queen Elizabeth II
National Animal
Lion
National Anthem
"God Save the Queen"
Breakfast
Fried Egg
"Dinner"
"Tea"
"Supper"
Drinks
Desert
Coat of Arms
Honi soit qui mal y pense:
"Shame upon him who thinks evil of it"
Dieu et mon droit:
"God and my right"
Cornish Pasty
(Light breakfast: Toast with Marmite* or jam)
*Marmite is disgusting
A small dinner to break up breakfast and tea.
Description
A large portion of Americans that visit England do not have a taste for English foods. This is because a lot of England's foods do not have the large amounts of sugars and salts found in American foods. Also, England does not serve its food in such large portions.
Curry
"Ribena" Squash drink
Just a small snack when you get peckish after dinner
Jam on foods
Foods NOT in England
Peanut butter (not popular)
St. Georges Day
About:
-A dragon terrorizes the land
How we celebrate
-Parades
Queen's Jubilee
25 years - Silver jubilee
50 years - Golden Jubilee
60 years - Diamond Jubilee
70 years - Platinum Jubilee
How many years the queen/king have been on the throne
Celebrated through parades, street parties (Tables lined down streets), feasts, Royal Regatta, all streets lined with flags, guards, etc.
Boxing Day
(St. Stephen's Day)
Why
December 26, [every year]
-Poor people often left with nothing after Christmas
How we celebrate
-Big feast with family
"FOOTBALL"
Soccer is a large part of English culture. They invented the modern day game and take a lot of pride in that. All the kids know how to play it and usually spend their time playing it. Stadiums are usually packed with fans wearing the bright colors of their team and chanting well known team songs. Everybody gets together to watch the games and we are very tied to the teams.
Queen's Speech
-Began in 1952
(25 years old)
(88 years old)
Baked Beans
English Bacon
Fried bread
Black Pudding
Tomatoes
Mushrooms
Sausages
Ploughman's Lunch
"Traditional Roast Dinner"
Yorkshire Pudding
Meat Pie
Toad in the hole
Fish n' chips
Bangers and mash
Steak, chips, peas and gravy
Gammon and eggs
Beef Wellington
TEA!!!
Alcoholic Beverages
Waffles
Apple Pie
Treacle Pudding
Fruit and cream
Custard
Ranch
Kosher Dill Pickles
Graham Crackers
Rootbeer
Iced coffee or tea (not popular)
Cheetos
Hershey Products
Taco Bell
Etc.
-People were sent as bait to defeat it
-Princess was sent and captured by drago
-St. George slayed the dragon and rescued the princess
-English dinner
-Pub
-Rich people would box up meals and unwanted gifts and give them to poor
-Cracker toys
-Always on Christmas Day
-Offers words of hope
-Talks about issues and how we
will overcome them
-Gives thanks
-Visit everybody
-Help everyone
-Everyone knows each other
-Social
-Crude/sense of humor
-Very polite
-Patriotic
Main point: Reflection
-Hug and peck cheek
-Walk everywhere (or bus/taxi)
-Eat together
-Talk properly
-Put tea/dish out when having ANY guests
-Go out to socialize
-Talk to strangers (not what it sounds like)
-Live close to everybody
-Be in "style"
-Visit
-Don't pay tax/tips
English Flag
Union Flag
English culture
-Adapted to other cultures
-Family/friend driven
-Social
-Hard working
-Fun environment and to be a part of
-Celebrate ANYTHING
"Obscene Gesture"
Index and middle finger up, like a peace side but the back of your hand faces outwards.
PANCAKE DAY!
(Shrove Tuesday)
(Fat Tuesday)
-Literally a day for eating pancakes
-Eaten before lent
(Contain fat, milk, and eggs)
(forbidden during lent)
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