Deck the table out in red white and blue with poppers, hats and blowers and have bunting all along the street.
Or at least, we wouldn't celebrate it with two weeks of bunting.
Shops are covered in Union Jacks, bunting has sold out, and everyone loves an excuse to bake patriotic cookies.
“Last year I gave the prize to one of my readers,” said bunting.
“Nothing says celebration quite like bunting,” the site went on to declare.
And bunting snapped his finger and thumb in childish delight.
The bunting dipped and the banners fluttered and the flags whipped.
The remarkable thing is that the buntings really carried out the programme Mrs. bunting laid down.
The ships in the harbour were also dressed with fire instead of bunting.
Barbara and bunting, with a glance at one another, took themselves off.
"flag material," 1742, perhaps from Middle English bonting gerundive of bonten "to sift," because cloth was used for sifting grain, via Old French, from Vulgar Latin *bonitare "to make good."
lark-like bird, c.1300, bountyng, of unknown origin. Perhaps from buntin "plump" (cf. baby bunting, also Scots buntin "short and thick;" Welsh bontin "rump," and bontinog "big-assed"), or a double diminutive of French bon. Or it might be named in reference to speckled plumage and be from an unrecorded Old English word akin to German bunt "speckled," Dutch bont.