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What are the essential ingredients for a true Brit Xmas?

Old Dec 28th 2005, 3:07 am
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Default What are the essential ingredients for a true Brit Xmas?

Don't remember half of them but hubby seems to want a list. I'll start:

Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry
Twiglets
Curry
Box of Maltesers
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Brits - wherever they may be.
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selection boxes
crackers
tinsel
The Queen at 3pm
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Originally Posted by Manc
selection boxes
crackers
tinsel
The Queen at 3pm

Now you see you cant say that down here, people think you want to pull something entirely different.....

During the English period in Florida, settlers began drifting into the territory from Georgia and the Carolinas. These early pioneers, mostly of Celtic stock, eventually evolved into the unique cultural group known as the "Florida Crackers....

http://members.tripod.com/~UNX3/folks.html
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A packet of Spangles.
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What, no Christmas pud. Mind you I am waiting for someone to call it holiday pud.
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holiday pud.
why would we do that?
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Originally Posted by Manc
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I like all of that plus my Turkey and chips on Boxing Day.
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Nativity play's at school.......
Boxing Day football.........
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Chocolate covered Brazils. nuts. i mean Brazil nuts.
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Family, like 'em or not...
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter
Brits - wherever they may be.

Yeah I second that, also gotta have the sprouts with the turkey, well we had them this yr I just forgot the crackers...
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carol singers
holly & mistletoe - although you dont see that hardly at all these days
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Originally Posted by Rooksie
Chocolate covered Brazils. nuts. i mean Brazil nuts.
Ohh yes pls...my Mum every year would put in as a stocking filler Paynes Chocolate Brazils...think I'd eat them with my early morning cuppa in one go, love 'em but then I'm a complete nut case
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Originally Posted by TruBrit
Ohh yes pls...my Mum every year would put in as a stocking filler Paynes Chocolate Brazils...think I'd eat them with my early morning cuppa in one go, love 'em but then I'm a complete nut case
i bought 2 boxes and ate the first in one sitting
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