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Describe the British attitude towards nature and the countryside.
The British love nature and the countryside. On the countryside, there are no negative associations such as poor facilities, lack of educational opportunities, unemployment and poverty. 

Gardening is one of the most popular hobbies in Britain. Gardening TV and radio is also very popular. This is another side of British conservatism, it represents stability. 
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How does a ideal village look like according to the British?
-build around the village green
- with a duck pond nearby.
- no railway near the village
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What is the National trust?
It is an officially recognised  conservation charity whose aim is to preserve as much of Britains countryside and as many historic buildings as possible by acquiring them for the nation. It has more than 3 million members and is the third largest landowner in Britain. The importance of its work has been supported by several laws.
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What does The Rambler association battle?
to keep the public rights of way to cross the landowners lands.
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How tall? How far? How heavy? British measures versus European ones
1 inch = 2.53 cm
12 inch = 1 foot = 30.48 cm

1 yard = 0.92 cm
1760 yards = 1 mile = 1.6 km

1 lb = 0.456 kg
14 lbs = 1 stone = 6.38 kg
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Do the British eat a lot of genetically modified food?
No, it's not very popular. They are opposed to unnatural things.
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