March 4, 2021

Brexit: What's Changed In The UK? - Episode 228


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Salutations and Felicitations to you all! Come and listen to our latest and newest podcast episode, where we ramble on a topic we have absolutely no idea about; Brexit. Specifically what has changed in the UK since Brexit was, for all intents and purposes, finalised this year. Trade deals? Travel? What's the situation in Northern Ireland? Well, we cover it all! So come and listen to our perceived wisdom about the bone of contention that is Brexit.

What are your thoughts on it all?

March 2, 2021

A Royal Update - Episode 227


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Hear ye! Hear ye! This is a right Royal update! Mainly concerning the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, or as they're now known, 'Haz' and 'Megs'. If you absolutely do not care about the Royals, then this podcast episode is not for you. If you love them, then this is definitely the podcast episode for you!

Are you in agreement with Harry and Meghan?

February 25, 2021

American Foods Ranked - Episode 226


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Following on from our previous episode where we ranked British foods, (If you haven't listened to it then we humbly suggest you do) it's American food's turn to get ranked from Crap to God tier. Yes, the mainstays such as Hamburgers, Hot Dogs. Tacos, Apple Pie, Snickerdoodles and Banana Cream Pie all get ranked and you, as always, can have your say and tell us whether we got this right!

What is your go-to American food?

February 23, 2021

British Food Ranked - Episode 225


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Well, after the greatest winter storm Texas has seen in decades left us without power for a few days, we are back! And what are we doing? Well, ranking British foods, of course! Yorkshire Pudding, Beans on Toast, Eton Mess and Sticky Toffee Pudding. What are we going to rate them?? You'll have to listen to this new podcast episode to find out! And we'd like your feedback on whether you think we got the rankings right or terribly wrong!

What is your go-to British food?

February 11, 2021

UK Things You Can't Do In The US - Episode 224


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We have come to the natural vice-versa of our previous episode, things you cannot do in the USA that you can in the UK. Now, a lot of these British things, Americans, by the sheer bad luck of not having a very old country, can never do. So is it unfair? Perhaps. They say age before beauty, after all! So, listen to this, the latest episode of the yet-to-be-award winning podcast Tea and a Butty to find out all the British things you can't do in America!

What surprises you about America??

February 9, 2021

US Things You Can't Do In The UK - Episode 223


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Now, there's a lot in the USA that people can do that they cannot in the UK. Legally speaking, America has a different idea of what is lawful but there's so many things that can be done in America that cannot be done in Britain. Brits might bristle at this episode but these are things you can't do in the UK that you can in America and it's not as much as you might think!

What is the most surprising thing you can't do in the UK?

February 4, 2021

British Girl Bands - Episode 222


I'll tell you what I want, what I really, really want and that is to talk about British Girl Bands. Some of the finest pop singers to come out of the UK have been the girl bands and in this new episode of our world renowned podcast, we talk about some of the biggest ones there have been in the UK. Some of them didn't really do much internationally and some of them did.

Who was your favourite girl band growing up?

February 2, 2021

Mexican Culture's Influence On The US and UK - Episode 221


Mexico's influence on the USA is undeniable. The four states that share a border with Mexico all have ties to Mexican culture and heritage that can never be broken. In this latest episode of our podcast, we talk all about Mexico and its influence all over the United States. From cuisine to cars, we try to cover it all here! Especially in Texas, where we live!

What's your favourite Mexican influence on the USA?

January 28, 2021

British Comedy - Episode 220

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The British sense of humour can be perplexing to other English speaking countries, especially Americans. It's quite unique, rooted in regional and cultural references but there's also the overwhelming urge to satirize everyday life. In this new episode of our podcast, we try to examine British comedy and what the key ingredient is. Have a listen and see if you can figure it out along with us!

What's your favourite thing about British comedy?

January 26, 2021

Religion In The UK - Episode 219


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The UK is not a country that's known for being overtly religious. Indeed, most of British comedy from the past 60 years has derided religion in some form or other and it's easy to see why since England has it's own Church. It's a branch of Christianity, except the Monarch is the head of it and was founded by Henry VIII because the Pope wouldn't grant him a divorce. Mental, isn't it? So, the Church of England was founded and operates basically on the same principles as Catholicism. Listen to our newest episode to find out more!

Do you think there should be a Church Of England?

January 21, 2021

Do The British Respect The Royal Family? - Episode 218


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The British Royal Family. Perhaps the most famous Royal family in the world? They're loved in other countries, especially the USA where the media seems to lap up anything from them, especially now that Meghan Markle has joined their ranks. But forget other countries and what they think, what do the Brits think of their Royal Family? Is there a respect there? Listen to this new episode of the Tea and A Butty Podcast to find out!

What do you like about the Royal Family?

January 19, 2021

Emily In Paris... But Set In London? - Episode 217


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So, if you haven't been watching Emily in Paris on Amazon Prime, then you haven't been missing too much. It's from the people that brought you Sex and the City and lets be real here, it shows. The whole show relies heavily on stereotypes of the French that are pretty eye-rolling to anyone who has been to France or is actually French. So, this new podcast episode, we decided to think about what stereotypes would be employed if Emily moved to the UK? America has many British stereotypes which would no doubt be employed in a British version of the show.

What are some stereotypes that you would think would be employed of Emily were in London?