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IS British food really as bad as the rumors make it out to be?

IS British food really as bad as the rumors make it out to be? [more inside]
posted by Senor Cardgage on Jul 12, 2011 - 74 answers

Novels about English Village Life

I'm making a reading list and I'm looking for some novels about English village life. What I have so far you can view here. Any suggestions of books and authors I may have missed? I am looking for fiction that is in print and more than likely available at most public libraries in the states. [more inside]
posted by zzazazz on Mar 30, 2010 - 34 answers

She put on her jumper, drove to my flat, and is now happily wrapped

Wrapped up in British English filter, with [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Jun 16, 2009 - 24 answers

Seeking differences between American English and English English around 1776 - 1815

England and America, two countries separated by a common language. Check. What I'm looking for are resources that cover the differences in spoken English (accent, syntax, diction, catch-phrases - it's all good) between the two countries circa 1776-1815. [more inside]
posted by IndigoJones on Apr 20, 2009 - 9 answers

I'm guessing Black Pudding won't make it past the border...

AussieExpatFilter: What items (probably foodstuffs) are: - essentially English - unavailable in Australia and could be given to a UK expat in Aus? [more inside]
posted by SpacemanRed on Oct 5, 2007 - 20 answers

AccentFilter: What makes a New England accent recognizable?

AccentFilter: What makes a New England accent recognizable? [more inside]
posted by gregb1007 on Sep 1, 2007 - 22 answers

Dandy Style in St Paul

More clothing-related japery!
So I'm an English major and pretty queer for most things Victoriana, and have been desirous of obtaining some natty duds in the Dandy style for... years now. The problem is that I'm something of a failure at all this fashion stuff. I am just no good at it. I don't dress like a slob, but I have no idea how one would go about obtaining, you know, waistcoats. Especially at reasonable prices, since I really don't have all that much discretionary income.

So: enlighten me! Where do you find these sorts of things for real bargain-basement prices? If you have specific regional advice, I live in Madison, WI and have easy access to Minneapolis/St. Paul. Otherwise, specific ebay strategies might be helpful? I find browsing the listings tedious, and although I have bid on things occasionally, there's always someone willing to pay more than me. Are there other sites worth looking at for this sort of thing?

Thanks in advance!
posted by kavasa on Nov 23, 2004 - 11 answers

Russian ballet companies in England

Performances by Russian ballet companies in England? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by sueinnyc on Mar 20, 2004 - 2 answers

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