What a typically British thing

Typically English!

James Bond is Her Majesty's secret agent and a character invented by the writer Ian Flemming in 1952. Special trademarks: The 00 license to kill and the preference for women and vodka martini, shaken (not stirred).

London is the flagship of the United Kingdom. The city has many famous ones Tourist Attractions to offer like Tower Bridge, London Eye, Buckingham Palace, the Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Downing Street and the Hyde Park ....

To drink tea belongs to the fine British way of life. The English drink around 2.3 kg of tea per inhabitant per year. The so-called afternoon tea is famous "Tea Time". British tea culture dates back to the 17th century and is of course related to the British Empire.

And so some non-British can do the English Eating habits nothing to gain: we're talking about the beans and other fried foods for breakfast or the notorious haggis - a delicacy originally from Scotland: sheep's stomach stuffed with offal. On the other hand, many people can make friends with vinegar on potato chips (British: crisps): A special vinegar refines the salty snack. The most popular spread among the British is also salty: Marmite was invented in 1902 and is still on many breakfast tables in England today. Fish & chips are also popular. Thanks to the Earl of Sandwich and his 1762 incursion, England is the birthplace of the sandwich.

Also are Pubs An integral part of British culture: After work, people like to go to the pub for a cider or an ale, happy hour is often between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

The typical English people is a pale person who stands out in southern European holiday resorts because of his white skin. In England the weather is often bad and it rains a lot, but not more than in northern Germany - the permanent rain is probably one of the biggest clich├ęs about the country.

(Elisabeth Pfurtscheller)