日期:2021-01-07 很多人会在一年之初给自己制定各类计划和目标,对过去曾犯下的错误进行反省,改过自新。人们每在新年之际为来年制定自我提高计划这个概念从何而来?各个国家有哪些相关的习俗和传统? Happy New Year! For many in the UK, if the New Year means anything, it means s... 阅读全文>>

日期:2021-01-05 1. ACID WASH 酸洗牛仔裤 The acid washing process has its roots in 1960s surf culture. According to CRFashionBook, the trend really took off in the 1980s, after Guess released the first pair of pre-washed bleach-splattered jeans. 2. MOM JEANS 老妈牛... 阅读全文>>

日期:2021-01-04 To an outsider, any culture can seem quirky, confusing, peculiar or just downright bizarre. And the UKs got a thing or two that raises a few eyebrows. Brits are quite capable of befuddling visitors with their idiosyncrasies. However, understand the... 阅读全文>>

日期:2021-01-04 Every time a new year rolls around, people set out to better themselves. They promise they will lose weight, find a new job, or maybe even take that vacation theyve always talked about. But why do we make these promises to ourselves, and where did t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2021-01-02 Think of the UK and youll probably think of London. Picture France and youll no doubt conjure up images of Paris and its iconic Eiffel Tower. To many, capital cities define a country. Theyre often the seat of power, the economic and political hub an... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-12-29 Its nice to go out for a meal at a restaurant. But what makes it extra special apart from the food - is to receive attentive service from the staff. What can leave a bad taste in your mouth, though,is to be handed the bill and see that a service cha... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-12-29 There are around 600,000 vegans in the UK, according to The Vegan Society. Thats just over 1% of the population an amount expected to increase to 25% by 2025. And if theres one type of food that Brits love, its fast food. True, its not the most nutr... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-12-29 Do you like shopping? For shopaholics in the UK, the place to head to used to be the high street. This location refers to the streets in the centre of a town where businesses and popular branches of retail chains could be found. It was the place whe... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-11-13 In Europe, dont accidentally cut yourself out of someones life. Here in the US, a set of kitchen knives seems like the perfect gift idea for a wedding or holiday. However, in certain European countries like Germany, superstition dictates that a knif... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-10-24 What did you want to be when you were growing up? A doctor, an engineer - or maybe a footballer or actor? We all had big plans for our futures and believed there was a dream job waiting for us one that would pay well and give great job satisfaction.... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-10-22 Back in the late 1700s, long before people understood the reason behind immunity, farmers and doctors in rural areas of Britain noticed that dairymaids and other people who got a mild disease called cowpox seldom caught its fearsome cousin, smallpox... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-10-14 一月跟五月有什么关系?为什么要放在一起说?它们关系还真挺亲密的。 其实这个俚语起源于一个典故,January和May是该故事中的两个人的名字。前者是一位男爵,他在60岁时娶了一个如花似玉的名叫May的年轻姑娘。 他们相爱了,所以,January and May也就变成人们调侃的老... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-09-22 Have you ever eaten kosher food? Thats food which conforms to the Jewish dietary regulations of kashrut. These regulations forbid consuming pork or shellfish of any kind, for example. Meat from other animals, such as cows and lamb, are OK provided r... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-09-18 Eat no fish是一句英国的民间俗语,这句话的来源是: 英国伊丽莎白一世即位后,面临的首要任务是处理遗留的宗教问题。她大刀阔斧地对宗教问题进行改革:颁布新的《至尊法案》和《三十九信条》,重立英国国教,与罗马教廷决裂,确定英国国王为英国教会最高首领。 其中《... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-23 Shaking hands seems like a gesture that has been around forever. Indeed, a throne base from the reign of ancient Assyrias Shalmaneser III in the 9th century BCE clearly shows two figures clasping hands. The Iliad, usually dated to the 8th century BC... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-22 世界地球日(Earth Day)即每年的4月22日,是一个专为世界环境保护而设立的节日,旨在提高民众对于现有环境问题的意识,并动员民众参与到环保运动中,通过绿色低碳生活,改善地球的整体环境。 Earth Day is the name given to two different annual observances that a... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-22 The Friday after Thanksgiving was coined Black Friday in the 1960s to kick off the holiday shopping season. In America, its basically its own holiday. The black in Black Friday refers to stores moving from a loss to a profit. Back in this time perio... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-09 Museums are a vital part of a world-famous university, which are often run by a university, typically founded to aid teaching and research within the university. In the University of Cambridge, there are altogether seven such museums-Fitzwilliam Mus... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-03-23 斋戒(节食)是指人们一段时间完全不吃东西或者不吃某些东西。通常人们因为宗教原因斋戒。 People can live without food for a few weeks, but they cannot live without water for more than a few days. To fast is not to eat at all or not to eat certain foods... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-03-23 What do the state flags look like? Where can I find the flag for a country? How can I find out what a flags colors mean? What is the history of the United States Flag? What is Flag Day? Where can I learn all about flags? flag Introduction flag, piec... 阅读全文>>

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