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Re: Facts About England

Post by Joe-Joe on Wed Oct 28, 2015 6:57 pm

Cheeky Vimto is an alcoholic cocktail. Primarily drunk in nightclubs rather than bars,[1] the "Cheeky Vimto" is a popular drink among Britain's younger population.

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Post by Joe-Joe on Tue Aug 18, 2015 1:15 pm

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/best-places-to-live-in-the-uk-research-reveals-the-happiest-and-most-affordable-areas-10459324.html

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Post by Joe-Joe on Thu Aug 06, 2015 3:05 pm

http://www.buzzfeed.com/tabathaleggett/things-everyone-will-remember-about-growing-up-northern?utm_term=.cl76aWmdL#.twG83j93AR

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Facts About England

Post by Marnie on Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:58 am

"Old England is our home, and Englishmen are we;
Our tongue is known in every clime, our flag in every sea."
~Mary Howitt~




John Lennons Middle name was Winston!
Shakespeare is the Most-translated English Author!
Queen Ann had 17 children and out lived them all!
No Women have won the world chess Championship!
Sir Walter Raleigh Discovered and named Virginia! (usa)
Buckingham Palace is built on the site of James 1st Mullberry Orchard!
The George Cross is the Highest Civillian Award in England!
Only 1% of the Earths water is drinkable!
Ark Royal was the name of the Worlds 1st Aircraft Carrier!
Anne Nightingale was Radio 1s 1st female DJ!
THE is the most used word written in English!
Manchester United were the 1st English Football club to win the European Cup!
Lawrence of Arabia was killed in a motorbike accident!
Shakespeare Died on St George's Day (April 23rd) 1616!
The Metropolitan Line in London was the worlds 1st underground line!
Gallophobic Englishmen have a fear of Frenchmen!
Queen Victoria's face was the 1st to appear on a stamp!
English Novelist George Elliot's real name was Mary Ann Evans
Adolf Hitler studied Art in Liverpool.
The worlds first set of traffic lights were outside the Houses of Parliament.
No one can sue the Queen!
The USA and Rhodesia are the only countries to have declared independence from Great Britian!
Edward the VIII was the last Monarch to abdicate.
Thomas a Becket was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170
Only 2 of Henry VIIIs wifes were beheaded.
In January 1983 it became Mandatory to wear seatbelts in England.
The Mace must be in postion before the house of commons can sit!
The last English Monarch Killed in Battle was Richard III.
St Pauls cathedrals dome is 365 foot!
The last Monarch to enter the House of Commons was King Charles I
Henry VIIIs wine cellar can be found at whitehall.
Elton John was the first rock star to perform in the USSR
St James park takes its name from a leper colony that once stood on the banks of the tyburn
King Edward the VIII only regined for 325 days
Winston Chruchill was the first Honary Citizen of the USA
Cocaine is a by-product of the maniufacture of Coca-Cola
Terry Venables was the first English Football Player to be capped at every Level.
The worlds oldest Museum is the Ashmolean in Oxford.
Queen Elizebeth II owns the most valuable stamp collection in the world.
Ruth Ellis was the last women to be hanged in England!
If you are scared of the number 13 you are suffering fromTRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA!
Charlie Chaplin Signed Hollywoods first Million dollar Contract.
Winston Churchill is buried at Blenheim Palace
In 1936 three Kings were on the throne of England King George V, Edward VIII & George VI
Henry VIII died on a friday!
William Cladstone and Winston Churchill are the only Commoners to have state funerals!
London held the first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly!

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