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  1. Christmas Traditions — 2019-12-27 02:21:30
    …th certain modifications upon the masque of the Elizabethan and the Stuart days, influenced by travelling theatres from Europe.|| @@{{adsense}}@@ …
  2. Suffolk Punch — 2019-07-30 14:43:58
    …k. Genetics show that the Suffolk Punch is closely genetically grouped with the Fell and Dales British ponies and the European Haflinger. == Bottleneck == The breed nearly died out but was saved in 1768 by a horse owned by //Thomas Crisp of U…
  3. Guinness Book of World Records — 2019-07-13 10:58:45
    …g party in County Wexford, [[Ireland]] where he and his hosts got into a debate about which is the fastest game bird in Europe? {{Image url="NickRossMcWhirter.jpg" class="left" title="Nick & Ross McWhirter" width="500" }} After a fruitless searc…
  4. Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner — 2018-11-17 15:12:06
    …he Dyson DC01 became the best-selling vacuum cleaner in the UK. == Competition Regrets == Hoover's vice president for Europe, Mike Rutter, said on U.K. national TV, "I do regret that Hoover as a company did not take the product technology off D…
  5. Paternoster — 2018-09-18 13:06:34
    …led its first "Cyclic Elevator", using Hart's patent, in a London office block. The Paternoster became very popular in Europe where many still operate. Britain has a remaining paternoster in Sheffield University. Oriel Chambers building, design…
  6. Sunday School — 2018-06-28 10:48:46
    …were attending schools on a Sunday all over England. Soon the idea spread abroad to Ireland and the Commonwealth, into Europe, Canada and the U.S.…
  7. Motor Racing Circuit — 2018-05-20 20:38:53
    …ge in [[Surrey]], [[England]] in 1907. === Hugh Locke King 1907 === Hugh Fortescue Locke King decided, while taking a European tour, that Britain should have its own motor testing track to promote its car industry to help it compete and prosper…
    … in Europe. He used his own money in 1906 to build the nearly 3 mile long track that had two huge banked sections nearly 30 ft. h…
  8. Stonehenge — 2018-01-26 21:52:34
    …s. Construction on and around the monument puts the age of the site at **6,500 years**. This pre-dates the Druids and European migration so the most likely //builders// of Stonehenge are Neolithic Britons from the Wessex area. == Size == The …
  9. WorldWideWeb — 2017-11-08 17:15:06
    …[England]]. He graduated from Oxford, and landed a temporary contract job as a software consultant at CERN ( the famous European Particle physics Laboratory in Geneva). He wrote a program, called Enquire, which he called a "memory substitute," fo…
    …the way for computers to communicate with each other. Tim joined CERN in 1980. CERN became the largest Internet node in Europe, and Berners-Lee saw an opportunity to join hypertext with the Internet. In 1989, Berners-Lee submitted a proposal at C…
  10. Winston Churchill — 2017-07-25 09:46:00
    … this would not work and warned the government that they needed to help fight Hitler or Germany would take over all of Europe. <<{{amazon type="book" items="0857501461" }}<<Churchill said of appeasement: "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodil…
    …man we have for this hour'. This view was shared by the overwhelming majority of the British people. As Germany invaded Europe Churchill used his negotiating skills to forge an alliance of Allied Powers with the Soviet Union and the United States…
    …nkirk**, the **Battle of Britain** and the **Blitz** - that Churchill is best remembered. He lead Britain to victory in Europe in 1945. == Death == Sir Winston Churchill took his final journey on the historic vessel Havengore along the River Th…
  11. Cider — 2017-07-11 13:21:18
    …e in Britain is the crab apple (Malus sylvestris) and it is accepted that other varieties were probably introduced into Europe and Britain in prehistory. When the Romans //visited// Britain in 55BC they found Celts in Kent already enjoying ferme…
  12. Adjustable Spanner — 2017-07-06 13:01:47
    …tool catalogues up until about **1964**. Today the adjustable crescent shaped spanner is used worldwide and throughout Europe where it is often referred to as the **'English key'** (ClĂ© anglaise - French.) or simply a //'Clyburn Spanner'//. It…
  13. Telegraph — 2017-07-05 10:51:03
    …8 to see how the Cooke Wheatstone Telegraph worked. Morse was wanting to patent his own simple telegraphic apparatus in Europe. He could see that this system needed a 5 core cable which would prove too expensive for the distances involved in the…
  14. Milk of Magnesia — 2017-05-27 00:07:00
    …t received a patent in 1873 for hydrate of magnesia mixed with water which he called **Milk of Magnesia**. In 2013 the European Union insisted Milk of Magnesia was reformulated with less Sulphate. …
  15. Linoleum — 2017-05-25 10:14:38
    …"" }} In **1864**, he formed the **Linoleum Manufacturing Company** and by 1869 the factory in Staines was exporting to Europe and the United States. Frederick Walton jnr went on to develop //Lincrusta// the first washable and durable wall cover…
  16. Speedfit — 2017-05-11 00:37:50
    …hire]], [[England]] in 1927. John Guest Ltd. is a family-owned company that was founded in 1961. Now operating in UK, Europe, North America, Korea and New Zealand. == Push-Fit Connectors == {{Image url="speedfit-tee.jpg" class="left" title="sp…
  17. Plywood — 2016-10-19 10:55:12
    …k of the navy. In 1780 he was sent by the First Lord of the Admiralty to visit various ports and dockyards in Northern Europe and in Russia he built and equipped a flotilla of ships. == Patents == In 1791 he returned to England and took out hi…
  18. Jigsaw Puzzle — 2016-09-22 12:42:58
    …cational tools// became highly popular and he went on to create dissected maps of England and Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Europe, Asia, Africa and North America. It became a highly successful business venture. John Spilsbury died in 1769 but his w…
  19. Lasagne — 2016-08-28 14:46:37
    …gne.jpg" class="left" title="Lasagne" width="" }} Modern lasagne has tomatoes but it would be 200 hundred years before Europeans even saw a tomato. Medieval broth refered to both meat or vegetable stew like preperations.…
  20. Sport — 2016-06-23 13:22:23
    … game after the many centuries of informal play in England and it thereafter spread to other countries, particularly in Europe and the British empire. At this time British soldiers were taking the game around the world and in Canada, where froz…
    …ce, was constructed next to the road in 1902. The sport started as a leisure activity for the rich young daredevils of Europe who gathered for fun on the alpine slopes. It was added to the Winter Olympics as a four-man event at the Winter Olympi…
  21. Billiards — 2016-06-23 11:09:55
    …ue sport for two players on a green baize cloth covered table with pockets, has various forms from the 15th century in Europe. But what is known is that the first book of billiard rules was in English by **Charles Cotton** in **1647**. === C…

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