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Scone or Scon? Cream or Jam first

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
What must overseas folks think of us? I’ve never yet seen Americans arguing over the order of mustard or ketchup on their hotdogs. Yet, the number of man hours spent on debating whether this little cake is called a Scone or 'Scon' or whether the cream or jam goes on first, is ridiculous! How very British of us!
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No Scone Burgers please (we're British)!

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
How to eat your scone (or is it a 'scon'?) is more than just deciding on the cream/jam order. British etiquette includes knowing how to open the scone, how to add the cream and jam and then what to do after that (not just popping it in your mouth!).
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Does Etiquette Matter

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Watching jeering MPs on television or seeing hideous comments by trolls on social media, you might conclude we have lost all sense of manners and courteous behaviour in this country. So, to the question: ‘does etiquette matter?’, the answer is ‘more than ever’. Read how Afternoon Tea manners make a difference.
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