24 Little British Quirks The Rest Of The World Doesn't Understand
We're a strange nation.
Compulsively talking about the weather when we feel awkward, then worrying it makes us seem extremely boring and unimaginative.
And this other thing that all British girls do.
All of these things that we "don't believe".
Our nation's long-running, passive aggressive argument about a biscuit. Sorry, a cake.
The way a crowd of British people will spontaneously erupt in laughter and clapping when a bird flies into a sports game.
Our immense pride and joy at coming third in something.
Laughing at Christmas cracker jokes every year even though they are not actually funny.
Also our deep love of sexual innuendos.
Our clingy, dependent, slightly dysfunctional relationship with shopping bags.
Saying the opposite of what we mean to avoid awkwardness.
Our national obsession with watching other British people buy, sell, build, and decorate houses.
Constantly apologising, especially to inanimate objects and people that bump into us.
The names of our celebrities.
The way we end all phone calls to the gas people/broadband people/council/funeral director with these three words.
Our serious, academic-level commitment to drinking tea.
The way we weave extremely creative swearing into our everyday lives.
Our weird love of queueing and how virtuous it makes us feel.
Our wrath if someone breaks an unspoken British law.
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