Hi - Hello in English
Hi is a common greeting in English. We present to you some interesting information about England.
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English is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family, originally spoken by the inhabitants of early medieval England.
The English language is an amalgamation of German, Dutch, French, Danish, Latin Greek, and Celtic languages. This is a result of all these cultures playing a significant part in English history, primarily due to the influence of the British Empire, as well as American global influence.
Around 1 billion people speak English worldwide which is 1/7th of the world’s population. This means most of us are familiar with the language. So, without any further ado let’s explore some incredible facts about the original land of the language i.e., England.
Lexulous is indeed an engaging word puzzle. But did you know that the first puzzle was invented by English cartographer D. Spilsbury in 1760?
There are over 300 languages spoken in London, more than in any other city in the world.
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Across the world, people know that Tea is the most popular drink among the English. But you may don’t know that approximately 165 million cups of tea are drunk in England every day which is more than any other nation on the planet.
The tea culture in England had faced a decline that attributed to the emergence of a coffee culture between 1974 and 2014, though Tea is still more popular than Coffee.
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To experience what British culture can offer, you have to try classic English cuisine. Sometimes the food can challenge your eyes, your palate, and even your ears with its name, but the taste is surely delightful. Here are some of the English food that you can have Yorkshire Pudding, Fish and Chips, English Pancakes, Shepherd’s Pie, Black Pudding, Full English Breakfast, Toad in the Hole, Steak and Kidney Pie, Scotch Egg, Lancashire Hot Pot, Sunday Roast, Knickerbocker Glory, Trifle, Syllabub, Banoffee Pie, Eton Mess, Cranachan, Treacle Tart.
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You have endless possibilities to have an unforgettable travel experience in England. Here are some of the amusing places that you should visit Stonehenge, Tower of London, The Roman Baths and Georgian City of Bath, The British Museum, York Minster and Historic Yorkshire, Chester Zoo, Lake District National Park, Canterbury Cathedral, Eden Project, The Cotswolds, The National Gallery, Warwick Castle, Tate Modern, Royal Museums Greenwich.
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Jorvik Viking Festival, Guy Fawkes Day, Sidmouth Folk Festival, Boomtown, Glastonbury Festival, Lost Village, Camp Wildfire, Shambhala, Neverworld, and Diwali In Leicester - these glorious festivals in England truly reflect the culture and the ethos of this region.
Hope you like it, if you know any other fascinating facts about England, let us all know!