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Tommy Cooper Humour

Tommy Cooper Humour

TOMMY COOPER Cooper was one of Britain’s most beloved comedians. Born Thomas Frederick ‘Tommy’ Cooper (March 19, 1921 – April 15, 1984) was a British prop comedian and magician. Cooper was a member of the Magic Circle, and respected by traditional magicians. He was famed for his red fez, and his appearance was large and […]

Brit / US Spelling Explained – Anglophenia Video

Brit / US Spelling  Explained – Anglophenia Video

Why did Americans drop the “u” from British words like “humour” and “behaviour”? What about “theater” vs “theatre?” Siobhan Thompson from Anglophenia explains the spelling divide between our nations.

The Septic’s Companion

The Septic’s Companion

A Mercifully Brief Guide To British Culture And Slang WRITTEN BY a Brit, Chris Rae, the Septic’s Companion is a sarcastic guide to the Queen’s English and the British way of life. Two thirds of the book is a simple A to Z dictionary of Britishisms; the rest is devoted to the author’s delusional rants […]

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So You Think You’re British?

? SO YOU think you’re British? Well, you may well be, but if you want to be absolutely sure, check out the website sent to us from a loyal Union Jack reader “Vince Waterson”. It’s completely free, and all you have to do is enter a user name and off you go! We’ve attempted the […]


1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian. 3. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still. 4. A […]


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