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Word Chain - United Kingdom

Guess these words related to the United Kingdom. The last letter of each word is the same as the first letter of the next word.
All the answers are a single word
Last updated: December 07, 2017
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Answer
Most famous ship built in Belfast
Titanic
Nickname of the tunnel connecting
England and France
Chunnel
Hometown of the Beatles
Liverpool
Stiff upper ___
Lip
Word that follows black, Yorkshire, and
sticky toffee
Pudding
Name of six kings
George
Famous boys' boarding school
Eton
Hero of Trafalgar
Nelson
City near Sherwood Forest
Nottingham
City known as "Cottonopolis" during
the Industrial Revolution
Manchester
Trent, Wye, or Clyde, for example
River
First name of Scottish poet Burns
Robert
Hint
Answer
First female Prime Minister
Thatcher
Sport named after a town in England
Rugby
Once the most important city
in northern England
York
Pippa's sister
Kate
Name of eight kings
Edward
The White Cliffs of ______
Dover
Rivals of Celtic F.C.
Rangers
Germanic tribe that invaded
Britain in the Dark Ages
Saxons
Earl who invented a way to eat
bread and meat
Sandwich
Scottish food made with sheep organs
Haggis
Shakespeare wrote 154 of this
type of poem
Sonnet
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level 66
Jul 24, 2017
Got them all bar the "name of eight kings" and I couldn't work out why Henry wasn't accepted. Then the penny dropped, word chain quiz, genius me! Lol
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level 70
Jul 24, 2017
Spelling: boys'
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level ∞
Dec 6, 2017
Fixed
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level 65
Jul 25, 2017
Brits don't call it blood pudding... It's black pudding!
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level 71
Dec 6, 2017
Quite! Never heard of it referred to as blood pudding, except in Germany.
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level 60
Dec 6, 2017
Agreed, as a Brit, I've only ever heard it as 'Black Pudding'. Probably both Black and Blood should be accepted but if it's a UK quiz the answer should definitely be shown as 'Black Pudding'.
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level ∞
Dec 6, 2017
This has been fixed finally.
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level 66
Jul 25, 2017
No idea who Pippa and Kate are.
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level 58
Aug 28, 2017
Really?
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level 71
Oct 25, 2017
I wish I didn't.
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level 59
Jul 27, 2017
The Middleton sisters. Kate is now Duchess of Cambridge, married to Prince William.
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level 54
Nov 9, 2017
Had to work out sandwich lol, was genuinely spending time thinking of male names that start in s and end in h, then I genuinely read the question!
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level 66
Dec 6, 2017
Manchester was emphatically NOT the birthplace of the industrial revolution. It became one of its key centres but places like Ironbridge, Cyfarthfa and Cromford were industrialised decades before Manchester.
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level 56
Dec 6, 2017
I was going to post something similar. I doubt any one place could be considered the birthplace of the industrial revolution.
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level 50
Dec 6, 2017
Agreed - I live in Manchester and it certainly was the "powerhouse" of the revolution - but it certainly began elsewhere. Ironbridge is usually accepted as its birthplace - because of coal mines and iron smelters lining the gorge and where the world's first ever bridge made from iron was fabricated and erected.
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level 25
Apr 2, 2018
Given that you live in Manchester, The Cottonopolis bar on Newton Street may have been a clue, especially if you already had M & R, even before the clue was changed,
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level ∞
Dec 6, 2017
Changed the clue a little bit
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level 23
Dec 6, 2017
never heard of chunnel. I've been out of Blighty too long.
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level 56
Dec 6, 2017
It was certainly used a lot around the time it was being built and was first in operation, but to be honest, I can't remember the last time I heard or read the word (other than on Jetpunk) - it think it's fallen out of usage somewhat.
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level 57
Dec 6, 2017
I've stayed here all my life and have never once heard it referred to as that!
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level 71
Dec 6, 2017
As far as I remember, it was a tem used in the newspapers around the time the tunnel was built. I don't believe it ever made it into the vernacular.
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level 37
Dec 7, 2017
Except it has.
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level 76
Dec 6, 2017
There was even a postage stamp referring to Chunnel at the time. Agree not used today. And the Manchester clue could be 'City once nicknamed Cottonopolis'
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level 41
Dec 6, 2017
Kate is now Katharine, so that should be accepted as an answer. In fact, it should be the answer!
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level 47
Dec 6, 2017
Actually, it's spelled "Catherine" and it's been said that she prefers to be called that over "Kate".
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level 24
Dec 6, 2017
Brain freeze... how do I forget Robert Burns' first name when I'm given an R and a T?
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level 44
Dec 6, 2017
Could have been Rabbit.
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level 66
Dec 6, 2017
I live on The South Coast and I've near heard of this 'Chunnel' portmanteau. As far as I was concerned, it was just simply The Channel Tunnel.
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level 44
Dec 6, 2017
I don't do as well on these quizzes as most, but I've heard "Chunnel" many times here on the free side of the Atlantic.
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level 69
Aug 31, 2018
Yeah, I think it may be an American thing, since we like to mangle real words as often as possible.
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level 41
Dec 7, 2017
Pity it's not The Channel Wall.
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level 18
Dec 6, 2017
There are actually 10 kings named Edward - Edward the Martyr, Edward the Confessor, together with Edward 1 through 8
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level 25
Apr 2, 2018
And your point is? - 11 months of the year have 30 days in them, it just that seven of them have an extra day.
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level 44
Dec 7, 2017
Easy and fun. 2:20 left.
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level 23
Dec 27, 2017
I have never used the word chunnel
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level 80
Jan 16, 2018
Didn't you just?
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level 38
Apr 5, 2018
Famous boys boarding school: why Eton not Harrow?
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level 75
Apr 13, 2018
Read the instructions. It's a word chain.
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level 59
Apr 19, 2018
Not to be picky, but I think rugby is named after the school, not the town.
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level 51
Oct 6, 2018
agreed,,, please adjust the question, QM