Articles Tagged 'Britishisms'

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British Influences We Could Do Without

Right, so last week we highlighted British “imports” that we could use some more of. And, keeping in mind the saying, “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you,” or, a little cruder, “Don’t sh*t where you eat,” there are some British influences that we could do without. But, it is meant in the best possible […]

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How to Explain Britishness to an American

Ever think that your personality quirks merit extra explanation stateside? Use our handy guide to help U.S. folk understand how coming from the U.K. has shaped who you are. 1. What Brits want to talk about When we chat to strangers at bus stops, it’s likely that the weather will get top billing, but not […]