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Christmas food

Christmas food

I am going to church, Watson. I believe such attendance was a prominent element of the Christmas season before the giving of gifts and the consumption of certain fowl became de rigueur? Sherlock Holmes If I could work my will every idiot who goes about with ‘Merry Christmas’ on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should! Ebenezer Scrooge People are so … Continue reading

Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve

Halloween or All Hallows’ Eve

Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. William Shakespeare When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ’tis near Halloween. Anonymous I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner. Evan Peters Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us. Tim Burton There is magic in the night when pumpkins glow by moonlight. Anonymous Shadows … Continue reading

Questions about the United Kingdom

Questions about the United Kingdom

1) What countries make up the island of Great Britain? England is only one of the three countries which make up the island of Great Britain, the other two being Scotland and Wales. 2) What do you mean by the United Kingdom? The union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, or Ulster, constitutes the United Kingdom. In general, however, the similarities between the English, the Scots, the Welsh and the Irish are nowadays more numerous … Continue reading