50 Things Britain Gave the World

50 Things Britain Gave the World

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG  5th May 2018

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 Recently whilst trawling the internet researching I came across this information on the Country Life Magazine website, dated 7th July 2017

50 things Britain gave the world:

Throughout the centuries, Britain has led the world in all that is civilised, from culture to condiments and fast horses to the herbaceous border. I have adjusted the list to include a few of my real favourites too.

1              The Downton Abbey effect

2              Savile Row tailoring

3              Cheddar cheese

4              Hereford cattle

5              Actresses

6              Sloane Rangers

7              The Red Routemaster London Bus

8              The Bentley

9              Agatha Christie

10           The Mini

11           Shakespeare

12           English (language)

13           The Queen

14           Sport

15           Country-house style

16           Condiments

17           The English garden

18           Rolls Royce

19           The graceful apology

20           David Attenborough

21           The Jack Russell (Dog)

22           Real ale

23           The time

24           The BBC World Service

25           The jigsaw

26           Peter Rabbit

27           Zoos

28           The historical novel

29           Penicillin

30           The Times

31           The skiing holiday

32           The internet

33           Bridge

34           The stamp

35           Afternoon tea

36           The flushing loo

37           The sandwich

38           The train

39           The Pony Club

40           Boarding schools

41           Classy, fast horses

42           The toothbrush

43           The white wedding

44           The Scout movement

45           The lawnmower

46           The bar of chocolate

47           Jeeves

48           Tweed

49           The Beatles

50           The department store

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”- Franklin D. Roosevelt

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…a bank holiday weekend

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?

LOVE IS…

Love is…the sunshine of your life

TRACK OF THE DAY

Please Mr Postman – Carpenters

Highest Chart Position: No.2 15th February 1975