What is Britishness?

Old Aug 18th 2013, 2:12 pm
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Default What is Britishness?

We end up debating this on a regular basis, but here's a BBC R4 show, by the superb Rory Bremner, which covers the topic with excellent humour.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0385n2f It's a new weekly show and episode one is all about Britishness.

I'm listening right now and highly recommend it.
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Old Aug 19th 2013, 4:41 am
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Quotes which 'capture' what it is to be British
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For some, there is no distinction between "British" and "English"
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I dunno, but Shoeburyness is that vaguely uncomfortable feeling you have when you sit on a toilet seat that is still warm from the previous user. According to the Meaning of Liff. Or I may just have made it up...
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Bad teeth and dry towels?
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
I dunno, but Shoeburyness is that vaguely uncomfortable feeling you have when you sit on a toilet seat that is still warm from the previous user. According to the Meaning of Liff. Or I may just have made it up...
Its not a good feeling, is it !!!!!
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