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For Whom The Bell Tolls

The scene – a church graveyard in Middle England. A respectable crowd, trussed-up in winter clothes, surrounds an open grave. As the coffin is lowered into the gaping hole, the priest declares: ‘The Mother of Parliaments gave, and the Mother of Parliaments hath taken away.’ A sharply dressed gentleman throws the first clod of earth onto the coffin-lid, almost obscuring the gold plaque: ‘Double Taxation Treaties 1872 – 2014. 590 more words

International Tax

Day 3 - Life of Brian

Life of Brian is the second feature film written, produced and performed by the Monty Python comedy troupe, the follow up to Monty Python and the Holy Grail… 509 more words


Study Reveals Most Americans Believe British Talk "Funny"

A new study conducted by Harvard janitor, Harry Sfinktor was released today and reveals 98% of Americans believe British people talk “funny.”  “Well don’t they?” Mr. 208 more words

Religious And Political Satire, And Other Irreverent Humor

Scrooge 22: Blackadder's Christmas Carol

And now we have a very unique offering for Scrooge Month, all the way from Great Britain- The Blackadders Christmas Carol.

This is a completely hilarious riff on the Christmas Carol story but unlike… 448 more words

Scrooge Month

In Surest Sign Of Flagging Support For The Monarchy Yet, British Bury King Beneath Parking Lot

Image from theguardian.com

King Richard III of England wasn’t Shakespeare’s favorite monarch, nor apparently was he well liked by his own contemporary countrymen. Shockingly, his remains were discovered beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England of all places over two years ago. 129 more words

British Humor

Moments of Wonder

What is sense? What is non-sense?
Is the nonsense the part we don’t understand, or the part we do understand? Is there such a thing as understanding? 90 more words
Life In The UK