What is British Culture?

Old Aug 2nd 2007, 6:08 am
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Originally Posted by Dogbyte
What is it... its the humour even in the face of adversity, its enjoying things you take for granted,Its being overall, friendly,to everyone and to understand when there's a problem and to try and help.Above all its all about the national pastime..... Complaining,..complaining about everything and anything.Especially the weather.It the culture we were brought up in.And finally being able to fight out of a corner, if and when pushed there.
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What is it... its the humour even in the face of adversity, its enjoying things you take for granted,Its being overall, friendly,to everyone and to understand when there's a problem and to try and help.Above all its all about the national pastime..... Complaining,..complaining about everything and anything.Especially the weather.It the culture we were brought up in.And finally being able to fight out of a corner, if and when pushed there.
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That should read. The ability to frequently take alcohol without being considered an alcoholic.


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Originally Posted by Elvira


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well, how many chavs have you seen today then?
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The cuppa!
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well, how many chavs have you seen today then?
None, zero, zilch...
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Originally Posted by Elvira
None, zero, zilch...
but i hear say they are all over blighty
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but i hear say they are all over blighty
Maybe they all heard I was coming...
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Originally Posted by elfman
do they also recognise pompous Scottish twits for what they are?
Yes a twit is a twit
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Originally Posted by TruBrit
you certainly didn't attend any charm schools ....
He just was sticking up for Scots after H'wood post
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Originally Posted by Elvira
Maybe they all heard I was coming...
we've got a newbie living in Putney and they said they think they're the only one with an English accent as most are from Sth Africa, but I said you were over for the week so that made two of you...have fun El
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Originally Posted by Manc
typically British things, good and bad............

Curry and chips
spotted dick
tripe and onions (yuck)
getting a clean knife and fork for each course of your meal rather than having to put the dirty ones on table in between courses
going up the town
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And Camp coffee... (that crap stuff Grandma's used to keep in their cupboards)

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we've got a newbie living in Putney and they said they think they're the only one with an English accent as most are from Sth Africa, but I said you were over for the week so that made two of you...have fun El
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Originally Posted by Deb
And Camel coffee... (that crap stuff Grandma's used to keep in their cupboards)
Camel coffee???? What was that...or do you mean Camp Coffee that yukky liquid crap?
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