Flying the flag

According to The British Monarchy’s official website, the Union Flag, or Union Jack, is the national flag of the United Kingdom. Take a short look at the website to learn where the different crosses come from. A lot of people don’t seem to know this.

What I didn’t know is that one must illuminate a flag if one wants to fly it at night. Etiquette expert William Hanson has more interesting tips on Union Jack protocol.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

27. September 2015