Articles Tagged 'Lost In Translation'

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Lost In Translation: Just Who IS John Mayer Anyway?

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, all with the express intent of then adding that somehow, mystically, they just […]

Lost In Translation: Five Things Americans Can Learn From Brits

Frankly even I’m surprised I didn’t just put ‘withering scorn and rolling your eyes’ five times and leave it there. 1: Have a Royal Family Now, before we spark off a second Revolutionary War, let’s look at a few things. You seem to like our Royals a lot. And we’ve seen The Princess Diaries and […]

Lost In Translation: Five American Stereotypes That Confuse The Brits

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 things about any other country, especially when you’re dealing with easily defeated and superficial assumptions. But […]

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Lost In Translation: Five British Stereotypes That Are True

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. Here are five widely generalized characteristics of the British as a people, which are also broadly true, […]

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Lost In Translation: Five British Stereotypes That Are Myths

Hey you! Yes you there! I’ve seen you talking about us behind our backs. I’ve seen what’s written on the toilet stalls in the United Nations. You think the British are just a bunch of uptight, bitchy wet lettuces with appalling dentistry that requires us to boil all of our food. You think we’re a […]

Lost In Translation: Five Things Which Are The Same, But Different

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. 3: Some things are essentially the same on both sides of the Atlantic, but for some […]

Fraser’s Phrases: ‘All Mouth And Trousers’

“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 the world is suffering an arrogance drought, and we’ve seen your pop stars, […]

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