On a spring weekend, British people love nothing better than to go to a
local historical site for a day out. Sutton Hoo in Suffolk is one such
place. "A day out" is the theme of this
month's Everyday English.
Jane Austen has become big business. Pride and Prejudice sold 318,000 copies in the US alone in 2006. Austen is worth millions of pounds to the British tourist industry, which promotes visits to "Pride and Prejudice Country".