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British Celebration of Guy Fawkes Night

Interviewer: So why do you celebrate Guy Fawkes Night? Informant: It was a big part of my childhood. I remember going to Bonfire Night Parties. So the month prior to the 5th of November, the actual date, families and friends would gather old furniture and sweep up leaves, a lot of fallen leaves, and anything… Continue Reading »

The Joke A Dog with No Nose

Informant: It’s a very short joke. Interviewer: That’s perfectly fine. Just tell it how you know it. Informant: Okay. A dog with no nose, how does he smell? — Terrible! Interviewer: You don’t wait for someone to ask how? Informant: Not usually. Usually everyone knows the punchline so we all say it together. Informant: Who’s… Continue Reading »

The Tale of Lady Godiva

Informant: My parents used to tell me the story of Lady Godiva. She rode a horse naked through Coventry in I believe some time around 1066. They told me she did it because her husband was over taxing the peasants of Coventry and she begged her husband to lower the rents and the taxes. He… Continue Reading »