The Fascinating World of British Accents
Regardless of what speakers over the pond often think, British English is not a monolithic way of speaking. Most native British English speakers don't go about talking in Received Pronunciation, also known as the Queen's English.
WATCH: What if the British Empire Suddenly Reappeared?
The British Empire used to be so vast and all-encompassing that it was often said the sun never set on it. But, although that sprawling Empire is no more, if it were to still be with us today (minus the US), how would it stack up against all the other modern powers such as America and China?
The British Museum and Treasures That Don’t Belong There
The British Museum is a colossal collection of objects representing various civilizations over thousands of years, amassing to a total of millions of artifacts.
The 10 Greatest British Monarchs in History
The British Monarchy has existed since the time of Alfred the Great of the House of Wessex all the way back in the 9 th century. Since that time, numerous dynasties, or houses, have sat on the British throne, but the monarchs you’re about to learn about are the most significant of all.
Spelling Quiz: Which Are American & Which Are British?
Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English? Is this word in American or British English?
This Funny Sketch is the Perfect Example of British Humor
‘The Two Ronnies’ was a classic British comedy show that aired in the ‘70s and dominated Saturday night TV for over 15 years. Starring British comedy greats, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett, the series had countless hilarious shorts with the characters in the zaniest of situations.
Hong Kong’s Diners Are a Mix of Chinese & British Cuisines
If you ever visit Hong Kong, you will find that the restaurants there, known as Cha Chaan Teng, serve an eclectic blend of Chinese, British, and Japanese dishes on the menu.
This Classic British Sketch Will Leave in You Splits…
The Two Ronnies is a famous British comedy sketch TV show that aired in the 1970s. The show featured Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett - the Two Ronnies - in various wacky situations. In this hilarious clip from the classic show, we see the two comedians in a ‘confusing’ library.
The British Honours System and Knighthood Explained
Orders of the British Empire In 1917, King George V created a new order rewarding civilians and service workers for their services to the war effort during WWI. Nowadays, the orders are awarded to civilians making notable contributions in their field of activity or expertise.
This British Artist Creates Sculptures You Won't Believe
Alex Chinneck is a British sculptor who started his career about a decade ago, but his extraordinary large-scale designs are famous all over the world. In his artwork, he combines the disciplines of art, architecture, theater and engineering to show our reality from different angles.
British Humor Can Be a Bit Different - Hilarious!
PASS IT AROUND AND MAKE SOMEONE LAUGH British Humor Can Be a Bit Different - Hilarious! funny, hilarious, joke Hilarious British Jokes!
This Joke Starts With a British Explorer Giving a Talk...
Joke: A British Explorer Discusses His Travels joke An explorer returns from his travels and gives a talk of his exploits in Africa. He begins to describe the practices he witnessed...
Can You Distinguish Between British & US English?
Improve Your Dessert Time With These 4 British Classics!
Below are four British desserts that look fancy, but are actually super easy to make at home. 1. Lemon Curd Flower Tarts (Makes 15) Ingredients • 1 unbaked pie crust • 1 jar lemon curd • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar • Blueberries Directions 1.
5 Strange Lesser Known Stories About the British Monarchy
The British Royal family leads quite a public life, yet their private world remains a source of intrigue and fascination. Every once in a while, a story comes out that allows the public to get a glimpse of that mysterious private world.
10 Quirky British Slang Phrases to Add to Your Vocabulary
If you want to learn a bit of British slang and enrich your vocabulary, this article about 10 essential British slang words is a real find! 1.
These Classic British Sketches Are Still Hilarious Today
Not the Nine O'Clock News was a sketch show that ran from the end of the 1970s to the beginning of the 1980s and features Rowan Atkinson at the very beginning of his comedic career. This video is a..
7 US Place Names Every British Person Pronounces WRONG
Watch this British English speaker struggle pronouncing these 7 place names in the US, and you'll understand exactly what I'm talking about. 7 US Place Names Every British Person Pronounces Wrong video, united states, places, names, funny video, British, pronunciation, American English, lost in the
Learn Which Foods the British Royal Family Avoids and Why
Yes, these two are the perfect way to bring out the best flavors in any dish, alas the British royal family is strictly instructed to “lay off the garlic” as Camilla Parker Bowles, wife to Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall once told Glamour.
Important Life Lessons - Hilarious!
These next 3 animated films have a humourous way of offering some universal advice, in a way that is both amusing and smart! Learning From Experience Looking in All Directions Keeping Time Important Life Lessons - Hilarious!
Disability Doesn't Stop This Child From Being Hilarious!
Check out why he was pronounced by the judges of Britain's Got Talent a "comedy genius" for his bold, brand of self-deprecating humour! Disability Doesn't Stop This Child From Being Hilarious! funny, human interest Disabled 14 Year Old is Fantastic Comedian!
Our Cats Can Teach Us Some Amusing Lessons About Life!
[related_articles] 10 Lessons We Can Learn From Our Cats funny, cats, pets, cartoons, humour If you are a cat lover, you might just recognize these amusing lessons that our feline friends teach us about life!
A Real Dog or a Life-Like Toy?
It is indeed a real puppy, who belongs to the Pomeranian breed, or more humourously - a Pom Pom! A Real Dog or a Life-Like Toy? cute, photos, dog, toy What do you think folks, is this a real dog, or is this a life like toy realistically impersonating a doggie?
Hilarious: The Whole of Broomtown Was Ready...
A Boy-Broom and a Girl-Broom Get Hitched funny, hilarious, joke, bride, broom, silly, puns, humour, groom, silly jokes In Broomtown, there are two brooms that are deeply in love. In fact, the whole town is rooting for them to get married...