National anthem is „GOD SAVE THE QUEEN“
Traditional and typical things and symbols for tourists
Cricket is a bat and ball game involving 2 teams of 11 players on a pitch of 20m. It is origin and has been known since 1550. It is played in the colonies. The other typical thing for men is bowler hat. The original top hat was very high and the inventor made lower so as not to fall when he is riding the horse. Harrods are department stores. It is connected with English traditions. It belongs to Al-Fajed.
These stores are very expensive. The typical features of London are the red double-deckers. The Edward’s Crown Jewels are consisting of the Rod (žezlo), the Sword of the State (meč) and Kohinoor. It is the biggest diamond in the world. The replicas of the Crown Jewels are going together with the Queen but she visits this state officially only once. The typical meal is roast beef + Yorkshire pudding, fish and chips. The pudding you can pour (lít) on the meat. Fish and chips is a typically dish for working class. It is take-away meal. You can buy it in fish and chips shops. Chips are bigger and contain more oil. The very mysterious monument is Stonehenge. Nobody exactly knows what it means.
The British have different weights and measures e.g. inches, yard, mile, grain, ounce, pound, pint, gallon. They accept our measures and weights, but one can see it e.g. in cookbook. You have to pay attention when you are crossing the road, first you must look to the right side because British drive left. At the crossroads you can see loly pop ladies who help to children to get over the road. The red phone boxes are typical for British streets. Their religion is the Church of England. The Weather is very good topic to start the conversation. It is very changeable and has no big extremes.