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Survey shows UK businessmen get ’50% more British’ when in the US

businessmen consciously adopting a certain air of 'je ne sais quoi'Use of ‘Jolly good show’ and ‘Cheers mate’ doubles as soon as they get off the plane.

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Posted: Dec 5th, 2010
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Venice to market itself as ‘Birmingham of the Adriatic’

Looking to reverse a decline in visitors from the UK to the city, the Venetian Tourist Board launched a new campaign drawing comparisons between Venice and the UK’s Birmingham. ‘When we saw that they had as many canals as we do here, it seemed a great way to appeal to British visitors,’ explained a Tourist Board spokesman.

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Posted: Apr 14th, 2009
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