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We're British...Let's Celebrate!!!

Fri 24 Apr 2015

What a week for Britain! We've had the Queen's birthday, St George's Day and the bookies cooking up a storm on what the new royal baby will be called, so we've decided to celebrate all things British...

OUR TOP GEORGE'S...

6 STRANGE FACTS ABOUT BRITISH HISTORY

  1. ONE OF QUEEN VICTORIA'S WEDDING GIFTS WAS A 3 METRE DIAMETER, HALF TON CHEESE.
  2. IN 1811, NEARLY A QUARTER OF ALL WOMEN IN BRITAIN WERE CALLED MARY.
  3. IN THE 19TH CENTURY, SAUSAGES WERE MARKETED AS 'BAGS OF MYSTERY'.
  4. MARGARET THATCHER HELPED INVENT MR WHIPPY ICE CREAM.
  5. IN THE 16TH CENTURY, BEARDED MEN HAD TO PAY A SPECIAL TAX.
  6. HENRY III KEPT A POLAR BEAR IN THE TOWER OF LONDON. IT SWAM IN THE THAMES.
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