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English Customs

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Pablo Martinez

on 2 April 2013

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English Customs United Kingdom (UK) Union Jack Royal Family - British Monarchy That's all folks "England" is sometimes used wrongly in reference to the whole United Kingdom. This is not only incorrect but can cause offence to people from other parts of the UK. The Union Jack, also known as Union Flag, is the flag of the United Kingdom. It consist on the superposition of several flags. Those flags are... Nowadays, the Royal Family is compose by: But firstly England, Scotland, Wales, Great Britain ...are the different parts of the UK England Flag + St George's Cross Scotland Flag St Andrew's Cross = Great Britain Flag 1606 + St. Patrick's cross Ireland Flag ... finally Union Flag of United Kingdom 1801 Her Majesty Elisabeth II His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Eddimburg The first costume in the history of england, is the "Changing of the Guard" of Buckingham Palace. The changing of the guard, takes place every day at 11.30 a.m. Although the Changing of the Guard is one of the biggest tourist attractions in London, truly it's too long, especially after been waiting an hour to get a good position to see it well. The event lasts about 45 minutes, and you can see how the Queens Guard change their position. This fact is due to the Queen's Guard is divided in two groups, one is the Buckingham Palace, and the another the St. James Palace, so they exchange. The soldiers are well-known like Coldstream Guards Whether the Changing of the guard is the first costume, the second is... Food Fish & Chips The fish is fried in flour batter and is eaten with chips. Traditionally, the fish and chips are covered with salt and malt vinegar and, using your fingers, eaten straight out of the newspaper which they were wrapped in. Nowadays the fish and chips are wrapped in more hygienic paper. is the classic English take-away food and is the traditional national food of England. It became popular in the 1860's when railways began to bring fresh fish from the coast to the cities. cod, haddock, huss, plaice English Breakfast includes bacon, fried eggs, fried or grilled tomatoes, fried mushrooms, fried bread or toast with butter, sausages and baked beans, usually served with a mug of tea or coffee. To sum up, all fried It's commonly called "fry-up". Trifle is a dessert made from a custard cream, fruit, sponge cake, fruit juice or gelatin, and whipped cream. These ingredients are distributed in layers with the cake, then the fruit, and the custard cream which also overlie the last end. Tea Britain is a tea-drinking nation, most people like their tea strong and dark, but with milk.
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...
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