If you want to smoke in the
This is not very surprising in a country where you need to pay the government for almost everything you do. I suspect they give it different names just to ensure that you don't wise up to their tricks.
There's the driving permit, the TV license (for every TV you own and you have to pay more if it's a colour TV), council tax (to be allowed to live in the council area and to have your trash picked up every week), parking permit (if you are one of the majority who do not have a garage and have to park your car in the road), congestion charge (to drive your vehicle into London. You pay 3 times equivalent if you happen to own a bigger car or a gas guzzler), marriage license, pet license (you have to pay a fine if your dog poops on the road and you don't clean it up) – those are some I can think of. I am sure there are more in that list.
So who obeys all these rules? Everyone. Every Smith, Oliver and Molly. The secret lies in the nature of the English. They obey all rules. You just have to tell them about the rule. And then watch the money flowing into the bank.
July 07 saw the entire
It's definitely something in their genes.