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I Never Knew That About the English - Reprint by Christopher Winn (Paperback)
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Here are the traditions, foibles, quirks, customs, humor and achievements, triumphs and failures, peccadilloes and passions of the English. Travel through the country from coast to coast and learn how every county contributes in unique and different ways to the distinct English personality. Marvel at crooked black and white halls in Cheshire and soft golden stone cottages in Midland villages. Go cheese rolling in Gloucestershire, discover the origins of cricket in Hampshire, savour a hot pot in Lancashire and a pudding in Yorkshire. Gasp at the glories of stately homes and the families that create them, upstairs and down, enjoy a pint. Listen to the memories and tales of ordinary folk from every walk of life and find out from them what it means to be English.