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Esoteric articles of general interest, with a focus on British culture and developments related to the English language.
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Margaret Thatcher never liked her country | Frank Cottrell Boyce

Margaret Thatcher never liked her country |  Frank Cottrell Boyce | British Culture, Society & Languages | Scoop.it

Thatcher may have draped herself in the flag, but she didn't understand what really made Britain great One Sunday during the Thatcher era, I was on my way up the aisle to communion. My little son was toddling along in front of me.

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Ngozi Angeline Godwell's comment, July 18, 2013 11:29 AM
Who liked England?
If she did like her country, she would not have entered politics. Back in the day creating change was the main reason many entered politics.
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Bringing a language back from the dead

Bringing a language back from the dead | British Culture, Society & Languages | Scoop.it
Condemned as a "dead language" by Unesco, Manx, the native language of the Isle of Man is staging a renaissance.
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The changing fortunes of one of the British Isles' languages.

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