12 Things British People Are Tired Of Hearing

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1. Good thing we Americans showed up for WW2…

2. How did you get your accent?

Um, the same way you did?

3. Is Kate Middleton nice in person?

Is Barack Obama nice in person?

4. Are you here on vacation?

5. You guys call soccer “football,” right?

Nope. We call football “football.”

6. Did you go to Oxford?

Then did you go to Cambridge?

7. Oh, I love your accent! Australia is so pretty.

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So close. I mean, literally thousands of miles away, but… close.

8. You’re British! So, like, The Rolling Stones or…?

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9. You’re from where? Is that, like, near London?

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It’s weird, but most of England isn’t London. Go figure.

10. Do you love Monty Python? Have you met him?

If you said that in England, it could get you imprisoned.

11. Do you have dentists in England?

12. Say something in British!

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