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Maple Tree – The symbol of Canada

The skill of collecting and processing the sweet sap of the sugar maple was known and valued by the native peoples of eastern North America long […]
14/07/2015
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English – the language of Rock

There are two main reasons why this is true, and one of them is because of the Rock origins. Rock and roll (often written as rock […]
09/07/2015
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The history of afternoon tea in England

Afternoon tea, that most quintessential of English customs is, perhaps surprisingly, a relatively new tradition.  Whilst the custom of drinking tea dates back to the third […]
29/06/2015
SLUG:   PH/FOURTH-3  DATE:  07/04/09 CREDIT:  Linda Davidson / staff/ The Washington Post   LOCATION:  Washington, DC  CAPTION:  Annual Independence Day (Fourth of July) Parade down Constitution Avenue. PICTURED:   Steve Myott as Uncle Sam on stilts during the parade.  StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on  Sat Jul  4 15:07:13 2009

Why is the 4th of July so important to Americans?

American patriotism refers to patriotism involving cultural attachment of Americans to the United States as their homeland. American patriotism has been identified by some as distinct […]