Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse)  'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse) 'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

Classic style and sophisticated British elegant with the Sand Freestanding 65 Vanity Unit with doors from Burlington Bathrooms http://www.burlingtonbathrooms.com/Products/Category?cat=17326&name=Sand

Classic style and sophisticated British elegant with the Sand Freestanding 65 Vanity Unit with doors from Burlington Bathrooms http://www.burlingtonbathrooms.com/Products/Category?cat=17326&name=Sand

In Britain the first thing we learn is how to take care of a cup of tea! Then we learn to walk and talk!

In Britain the first thing we learn is how to take care of a cup of tea! Then we learn to walk and talk!

Who names their sons Mycroft and Sherlock? The same people who name their son Benedict Cumberbatch, that's who.

Who names their sons Mycroft and Sherlock? The same people who name their son Benedict Cumberbatch, that's who.

Always loved Monty's path.  Warning: links to Daily Fail!

Be it brick or cobbles, paving stones or tiles, if you're thinking of putting in a new path, now's the time to do it, says Monty Don

The Queen's English - A Simple Guide to British Cakes: Lemon drizzle, Bakewell tart, Battenburg...

Finally, A Simple Guide To The Brits' Weirdly Named Cakes

The Queen's English - A Simple Guide to British Cakes: Lemon drizzle, Bakewell tart, Battenburg...

Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

'The xx' are really just a British band called 'The'.

19 Tumblr Posts That Are Never Not Funny For British People

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