Thursday, December 14, 2017

9 Quotes You Thought Were By Winston Churchill

In a world where memes and GIFs are increasingly the chief drivers of 21st century conversation, there is one phenomenon that ranks high within the lingua franca of social media: historical quotations.

View From The Farce Side: Comic Relief

Growing up in England, I rarely read comic books. I was more of a book kid (anything Roald Dahl being my go-to), when I wasn’t watching TV, of course. Comics in the U.K. just didn’t hold my attention, which is odd because the American equivalents came to feature prominently in my life.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

5 Fruits and Veg with Different Names in America and the UK

We all know that America and the UK have different names for savory food items, such as chips/fries and crisps/chips, etc. But what is less talked about are those fruits and veg items whose names differ from one side of the Pond to the other. Here are five such items.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

5 Things I Didn't Know About Thanksgiving Before Moving to America

Happy Thanksgiving! You know, before moving to America, my knowledge about this day was informed almost entirely by the events in Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. As with most things, however, I've discovered a few things about Thanksgiving since moving to the US. Here are five of those things.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Ask A Brit | Vol. 27 - Thanksgiving, Marmite Challenge, and More

This is Volume #27 of Ask A Brit, a weekly Sunday feature in which I answer your questions! Post a question in the comments section of this video (or any of my videos) using the hashtag #AskABrit for a chance to be featured in Volume #28 next Sunday. This week, I cover Thanksgiving, Marmite challenge, and much more.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

5 Things I Didn't Know About American Halloween

Before I moved to America, I thought I knew everything there was to know about the country, having grown up on American films. But it turns out that real life is not always like the movies! Which might explain the multitude of things I didn't know about American-style Halloween. Here are five such things.