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Tuesday, 30 September 2008

Custom’s last stand

Think yourself a true Briton? Well have you ever charmed a worm or saluted a swan? And surely you must have made the acquaintance of Mr Jimmy Riddle?

A new book is lifting the lid on Britain's rich heritage of eccentricity and diversity, exploring unique rites and peculiar traditions.

Brilliant Britain by Jane Peyton has practical information on colourful local dialect, British cuisine and quirky hobbies and pastimes that range from the sublime to the ridiculous.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Tuesday 30th September 2008

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