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CUSTOMS & TRADITIONS Pubs in the UK Pub culture Pubs etiquette England s famous pubs Pubs: part of British culture Open every day, also at lunchtime Beers, soft drinks and typical British food No alcohol to those under 18 years old A place to watch football matches or for live music No tip: buy the barman a beer, instead No pushing: wait for your turn Respect the bell: no orders after it Ye Old Trip to Jerusalem: Nottingham; the oldest British pub (1189) The Turks Head: 1233, Penzance (Cornwall); its name from the pirates who invaded Penzance The Crooked House: 18th century, Dudley, slanted walls and floors Weird American Traditions Presidential turkey pardons Groundhog Day 1940 s: the US President spares a turkey s life during Thanksgiving 1989: President Bush made it a permanent part of the Thanksgiving ceremony Pardoned turkeys go back to their farms but die soon because they are overfed 2nd February Invented in Pennsylvania in the 18th century If the groundhog comes out of its burrow: winter is over If the groundhog comes out of its burrow but immediately goes back, winter is not over Pumpkin Chunkin Delaware, 1986 Pumpkins are thrown in the air with catapults The event lasts for three days Prize: a trophy 121

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