British flag in the USA
I only found out a few weeks ago that if you’re a Brit in the USA and you fancy flying the Union Flag outside your house, like many do, you’ve kind of got to fly it with a Stars and Stripes flag next to it out of respect and wotnot.
But….on a walk the other day, I spotted this house! CONTROVERSY ALERT! 😉
So, being an inquisitive personage, I’m so going to knock on the door because I need to know the Brits who live there (how do I not know them – I know most Brits who live in this area!!), and then I need to ask them if they know about the ‘rules’ for flying the Union Flag in the USA…..
Readers, I shall solve the mystery and report back!
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I used to have a Union Jack sticker on my mail box, does that count ? Should I have has a Stars and Stripes one too?? I only had it there so that I knew which was our house!!
Nah! Think it only applies to the flag 🙂
Phew wouldn’t want to upset anyone. I’ll be able to sleep tonight 😉
We had a very nice Australian family living on our street years ago who used to fly the Australian flag (sans American flag…gasp). I didn’t know them well and never could quite figure out if I could (or should) approach them with this issue without causing a problem. I never did and in the end, they moved away.
Good call! I’m just intrigued to know who lives there! 😉