One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An English person's home is a place where they may do as they please and from which they may exclude anyone they choose.
- ‘The message is: it's a free country, and an Englishman's home is his castle - just as long as you don't happen to live under the ridiculous rules of a Residents' Association!’
- ‘When I get back home… well, an Englishman's home is his castle, isn't it?’
- ‘If an Englishman's home is his castle, his car must be his prized steed.’
- ‘They will argue that it breaches one of the most basic rights of all: that an Englishman's home is his castle.’
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