Remember, remember the fifth of November
Gunpowder Treason and Plot.
I see no reason why Gunpowder Treason
Should ever be forgot.
When one person says of another, “What a guy!” it isn’t always meant as a compliment and this can be explained by the history of the word. Читать далее Guy / Guy Fawkes Day
Easter is a time when certain old traditions are observed, whether it is celebrated as the start of spring or as a religious festival.
In England it is a time when people give and receive presents. They traditionally take the form of an Easter egg.
Nowadays Easter eggs are usually made of chocolate, but the old custom of dyeing or painting the shells of boiled eggs is still maintained in some country districts. Читать далее Ancient Easter Traditions
The University of Pittsburg
There is an air of great expectation here in the US. We are just through with Halloween fancy dress balls, but the season of holidays is in full swing. Thanksgiving Day is coming. And now that we are on the subject, let me tell you more about American holidays that impress foreigners so much. Читать далее A Letter from America (Thanksgiving Day, other holidays)