Why is the british flag called union jack?

Answer The British flag has been known as the Union Jack since at least 1674, and its etymology stems from the union of earlier kingdoms and the predominance of the navy in British society.Stuarts Unite B... Read More »

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Which U.S. state flag contains the British union jack?

Hawaii's flag contains the union jack in the upper left-hand corner on a field of white, red and blue stripes. A white stripe is on top, followed by red, blue, white, red, blue, white and red on th... Read More »

Luggage Regulations for British Airlines & British Airways?

Everybody needs to take at least a little bit of luggage on a flight, even if only carry on. By being aware of the restrictions before arriving at the airport, you can save yourself a great deal of... Read More »

Why do so many British people seem to have such bad teeth It's true about a British Smile, but why?

Ok - honestly, from someone who has immigrated from North America to live in England: Yes and no. I would propopse that the percentage of British people who have bad teeth is greater than the perce... Read More »

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 !!