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Transcript of English Customs
Every day they drink 165 million cups of tea and each year around 144 thousand tons of tea are imported. Boil some fresh cold water.
Put some hot water into the teapot to make it warm.
Pour the water away
Put one teaspoon of tea-leaves per person, and one extra tea-spoon, into the pot.
Pour boiling water onto the tea.
Leave for a few minutes.
Serve Steps to do the Original English Tea But not only is tea.. in the UK also drinks coffee Pubs We must also consider the tradition of “pubs”
The word pub is short for Public house. One of the oldest pubs, Fighting Cocks.
Pubs are an important part of British life. People talk, eat, drink, meet their friends and relax there. Most pubs are open from 11 to 11.
In most pubs in Britain there isn't table service.
Waiters and waitress are called barmen and barmaids
It is customary to tip your waiter/waitress at the end of the meal (approx 10%). Sometimes this is included in the bill.
The landlord is the owner of the pub. Fighting Cocks Pub Traditions Cheese Rolling Festival is an annual festival which is celebrate in the last Monday of May. The festival take place in the Gloucester Hill, there, a group of englishmen unconscious with little attachment to their necks are pulled down the hill after the cheese. The cheese weights about 4 kg. Shrovetide Football Sports British invented the football but they play on their own way. Both teams were formed by authentic crowds, they could reach 1.000 people, the players can hurt an others players and can take the ball by the hands. This sport was practiced since the eighth century AD and is still practiced today in some traditional centers on Shrove Tuesday, and among the few rules that exist, is prohibited the killing of post. But obviously this is not all... World Championship of eating Nettles Diners have one hour to eat as many leaves of this plant as possible. The menu is clear, nettles, accompanied by beer Paul Collins a graphic designer ate 28 branches of nettle leaf, something like 17 meters, He exclaimed: "I never imagined I would be champion of something" This year the number of competitors was 46: 31 men and 15 women The best technique for eating nettles without poking tongue is directly, not eating it! A bunch of Nettles is the England national sport. It is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players on circular field. Cricket was first played in southern England in the 16th century. Cricket Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport in England, and it has been played for hundreds of years.
In the English Football League there are 92 professional clubs. These are semi-professional, so most players have other full-time jobs. Hundreds of thousands of people also play football in parks and playgrounds just for fun. is originated from . It is similar to football, but played with an oval ball. For many years Rugby was only played by the rich upper classes, but now it is popular all over the country. There are two different types of rugby -
Rugby League, played mainly in the north of England.
Rugby Union, played in the rest of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Rugby school in Warwickshire Rugby Netball Netball is the largest female team sport in England. The sport is played almost exclusively by women and girls, although male participation has increased in recent years. Horseracing is the sport of Kings. It is a very popular sport with meetings being held every day throughout the year. In Great Britain, there are races which involve obstacles called "National Hunt racing" and those which are unobstructed races over a given distance "flat racing" Ascot Racecourse is the most important racecourse in England, which is situated in Ascot, Berkshire. Nowadays, Ascot is twenty-five stage annual races. The most important is the Queen Elizabeth Stakes University Boat Race In the nineteenth century, students at Oxford and Cambridge, Britain's two oldest universities, were huge fans of rowing. In 1829, the two schools agreed to hold a race against each other for the first time on the Thames River. Today, the University Boat Race is held every spring in either late March or early April. Since 1829, Cambridge won 81 times against Oxford that won 75 times, but this year Who will win? Folklore The folklore of England is conditioned by several factors like ancient battles, losses, religious revolutions and political upheavals among others. The folklore is transmitted orally from generation to generation, so it has been preserved as an important part of culture. Folklore is related to the old traditions as... The Black Dog is a nocturnal apparition that is associated with the devil and death. Bogart is a spirit that lives in the fields and swamps. It makes things disappear, put sour milk, and that dogs are lame. Drake's Drum before die Drake, he ordered his drum was brought to Buckland Abbey, where it still is today, and promised that if England was in danger someone was going to play the drum, to call the war. According to legend the drum can be heard in times when England is at significant events. These things are so curious! It's more than tried that the English people likes to do the things backwards as the rest of the world The bus marquees are upside down, but it's just a question of space. If the bus marquees is on the right side, it occupies much space. In Spain, they had resolved this problem, directly not putting the bus marquee,
To smoke inside them, you have to take a step, and get out of the roof. You must be asked for your ID to buy alcohol drinks if you look under 25, although the sale of alcohol is prohibited under 18. The sale of matches, lighters, ... are prohibited for children under 16 years. Even the "Christmas crackers", considered like a "lower grade firework", It's as harm as the cardboard of toilet paper. Medications such as "Paracetamol" or "Ibuprofeno", can be bought in any supermarket, although, only two cases of each, because if you buy three, you will die. But if you take two of "Ibuprofeno", two of "Paracetamol" and two of something else, don't worry! It is illegal to put a stamp with the Queen's face upside down. It's not very common find blinds in the houses, they usually use curtains "Estancos": Basically, it doesn't exist, because the cigarettes only are sold in the supermarkets. It's a vegetable like a carrot, but it's white is one of the most popular British products and that is smeared on toast like jam. It's produced by an extract obtained in the process of brewing. It slogan says "Love it or Hate it" Sincerely, we prefer the option b. Although many English love it. We shouldn't do that... Parsnip: Marmite: But they have some things that we not...