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The internet is full of people who like to parade their ignorance as if it is somehow a blessing in disguise. They’ll shout about how they don’t watch certain TV shows or listen to certain music or go and see certain movies, …
Last week, we had a look at just five things that America would do well to learn from the British, or consider learning, or even think about considering learning. Hell, I was happy anyone even read the blog, so let’s not pretend …
Frankly even I’m surprised I didn’t just put ‘withering scorn and rolling your eyes’ five times and leave it there.
The original title of this post was ‘Five American stereotypes that the Brits despise,’ a provocative idea that it’s kind of hard to live up to. Most people, whether in Britain or abroad, find it hard to despise five …
Surgery. A&E. Gorked.
It’s only fair and honest, having already exploded five myths about the British which people still wish to believe, to hold our hands up and admit the shameful truths which are scratched on the flipside of the coin.
Hey you! Yes you there! I’ve seen you talking about us behind our backs.
The best way to understand this post is by examining the following statements:
1: Britain and America have lots and lots in common. 2: That said, Britain and America are very different cultures, with their own customs and language.
“All mouth and trousers” is the kind of phrase you might have first heard on soap operas like Coronation Street, as it comes from the North of England. But it’s not just for people in Manchester to use, unless the rest of …
We all knew this was coming, didn’t we?
Yesterday we ran our feature on the Five American Things The British Would’ve Spoiled, had they won the Revolutionary War. Which means we now need to put the opposite argument across.