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Which Came First … Oktoberfest or the Harvest Festival?

Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival celebrating beer – which is held annually in Munich. Running from late September to the first weekend in October, it is one of…

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WHICH CAME FIRST …. TRIFLE OR ETON MESS?

Answer: Trifle – by a long way. The earliest…

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Which Came First – Pina Colada or Tom Collins?

Not a lot of people know that ‘Piña Colada’ means ‘strained pineapple’, a reference to the juice used in the drink’s preparation. Three Puerto…

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Which Came First – The Burger or French Fries?

Whyte & Brown, a restaurant in central London offers some delicious meals, but where did they originate from? The hamburger, a ground meat patty…

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Which Came First – Carnaby St or Oxford St?

Both synonymous with London shopping, but which actually came first? Carnaby Street derives its name from Karnaby House, located to its east and originally erected in…

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Which Came First – Liberty or Selfridge’s?

           Answer: Liberty – which was opened in 1875 (Selfridge’s opened in 1909). Since 1875, Liberty has been synonymous…

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Which Came First – The Stones or The Beatles?

  Answer: The Beatles were officially formed in Liverpool in 1960, whilst The Rolling Stones were formed in London in 1962. As for Carnaby connections, there have been many…

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Which Came First – The Bob or The Beehive?

  Both styles are synonymous with the 1960s (and over the years both have been regularly sported by the Carnaby fashionista), but which came first?…

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Which Came First – Mods or Rockers?

  This is an interesting one.  The Mods and Rockers were two conflicting British youth subcultures of the early to mid-1960s. The Rocker subculture was centred around motorcycling, and their appearance…

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