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Aug
06

Fact!

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Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled ‘Gentlemen 
Only…Ladies Forbidden’.. .and thus, the word GOLF entered into the English language.

In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts… So in old England , when 
customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them ‘Mind your pints and quarts, and settle down.’ It’s where we get the phrase ‘mind your P’s and Q’s’.

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Jul
24

Famous Cockneys

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Phil Collins (musician, born in Chiswick)

Paul Konchesky (footballer, Born in Dagenham )

Martin Gore (of band Depeche Mode, born in Dagenham)

Alfie Bass (actor, born in Bethnal Green)

Sir Alf Ramsey (England F.C. Manager, born in Dagenham) Read More→

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Jul
19

Kells, Seattle

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KELLS Seattle’s Irish Restaurant & Pub 1916 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101 Not the Friendliest of Welcomes…

TheBrits.com went on a trip to Washington and Canada in search of Great Brit Businesses. We e-mailed ahead to let a few places know of our visit. We were hoping for an interview and review of their establishment. One of the places we were looking forward to visiting was Kells Irish restaurant & Pub. We had read and heard some good things so expected some nice results. On our arrival, I decided to talk to a manager about our visit and about TheBrits.com. I asked a barmaid if there was a manager I could talk to. She pointed me in the direction of Laoise Brogan… Read More→

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Missing Andy – Dave