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by apexenglish

ENGLAND

England is famous for many different things.

England is known for its Royal Family.
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Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) was born on 21 April, 1926 at 17 Bruton Street, London. Her birthday is officially celebrated in Britain on the second Saturday of June each year.

The Queen lives at Buckingham Palace in London. b0193476_1810629.jpg

b0193476_18141163.jpgEngland is famous for its educational institutes. It has some of the most famous universities of the world like Oxford, Cambridge and London universities. b0193476_18163196.jpg

England is famous for some of the world’s greatest pop stars - the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Queen, Phil Collins, the Spice Girls and Oasis.
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England is famous for William Shakespeare. b0193476_18253760.jpg
Hamlet, Othello, and Romeo and Juliet were written by him.

In England there are some typical meals like toad-in-the-hole, bangers and mash, shepherd's pie, a typical english breakfast and what we call a 'sunday lunch' (roast beef and yorshire pudding).
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Britain is a tea-drinking nation. Every day we drink 165 million cups of the stuff and each year around 144 thousand tons of tea are imported.
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Tea in Britain is traditionally brewed in a warmed china teapot, adding one spoonful of tea per person and one for the pot. Most Britons like their tea strong and dark, but with a lot of milk.

b0193476_19104013.jpgEngland is famous for its pubs. English pubs are a part of everyday life here. They're pretty much a community gathering place. Many people go there to watch a football game, play pool or just have a beer. b0193476_1911550.jpg

England is famous for an ancient circle called Stonehenge. Stonehenge is the most famous prehistoric monument in Britain. It is a circle of stones. People began building Stonehenge about 5,000 years ago, dragging each stone into place.
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by apexenglish | 2011-05-24 19:27