What is the British name for the group of stars that Americans call the Big Dipper?
While Americans refer to the grouping of the seven stars in the constellation of Ursa Major shaped like a great ladle as the Big Dipper, the British call this part of the sky the Plough, for its li...
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How to Place an International Phone Call From British Columbia?
Placing an international call from British Columbia, Canada, is not as simple as just dialing the number. International phone calls have their own dialing designation, which is different from the "...
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Do British people call cell phones a cellular phone or a handy?
Neither. We call it a mobile phone
Why are gasoline vapors more flammable than liquid gasoline?
Oxygen is required for gasoline to burn. There is far more oxygen in gasoline vapor than in liquid gasoline. This is why the flame is on top of a puddle of gas. Just the vapor is burning.
Which British Railways / British Rail diesel locomotive...........?
In my opinion it has to be the Deltic. Why ?...Because the Deltic Diesel engine ,which was actually designed for use in boats, is a fantastic piece of engineering, and it also makes the best noise !!