1. Referring to “the valleys” as a shorthand for all of Wales.
It’s actually a very specific bit.
2. Referring to The Valleys as a shorthand for all Welsh people.
3. Declaring that no one actually speaks Welsh.
Welsh enough for you?
4. Mentioning a time when Wales was beaten by England.
Any time, any sport.
6. Telling them to sing.
Not every Welsh person has an amazing voice. Well, they do, but that doesn’t mean they have to sing for you.
7. Talking about how good 4G is, when most of Wales struggles to get 2G.
8. Thinking “I’m not going to lie to you” actually has any relation to not lying to you.
9. Alain Rolland.
He knows what he did. Multiple times.
10. Making a comment about a general “Welsh” accent.
There are many, many Welsh accents.
11. Imitating a Welsh accent.
You sound like you’re ill. And you don’t sound Welsh.
12. Failing to appreciate the late-night wonder that is Chip Alley.
Or, arguably, Chippy Lane.
13. Mentioning Fiji 2007.
14. Dismissing Welsh food as just toasties.
Laverbread, cockles, and Welsh cakes?
15. Assuming if your dad wasn’t a miner, he was a farmer.
16. And assuming if it wasn’t either of those, your father was Tom Jones.
Though to be fair, everyone is possibly Tom Jones’ child.
A word to be used only by Welsh people. But rarely, and only by certain Welsh people.
19. Thinking everywhere must be very near Cardiff.
You will be late.
21. Complaining about the toll to get into Wales.
Take the hint…
22. Driving any sort of farm machinery. Slowly.
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