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You're Only An Awkward Brit If You Do 27 Out Of These 43 Things

Honestly, social interactions are difficult for the British.

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    Said sorry when someone bumped into you.
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    Said sorry to an inanimate object.
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    Not heard someone but just had to nod along to what they were saying anyway.
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    Had someone sit on your coat on the bus and had to awkwardly pull it out beneath them.
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    Missed your stop because someone was asleep next to you and you didn't want to wake them.
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    Sat on the train desperately needing the loo but not wanting to ask the person next to you to move.
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    Left somewhere early because you felt like you were overstaying your welcome.
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    Deeply hated yourself when you spilled a drink at a friend's house.
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    Drank a cup of tea and pretended to love it even though it was pure shite.
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    Said no to food even though you secretly wanted some.
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    Coughed on the toilet when you knew the poo plop was going to be loud.
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    Convinced yourself you were a thief when the alarm went off in a shop, even though you didn't steal anything.
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    Eaten smelly food in public and been hyper aware everyone hates you.
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    Been convinced you're on the wrong bus/train until you got to your destination.
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    Done a weird awkward dance when another cashier opens up at the supermarket and you don't know which queue to get in.
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    Thought your music was playing in your headphones but really they weren't plugged in and everyone could hear it.
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    Accidentally called your teacher "Mum".
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    Spat a little bit when you were talking and pretended it didn't happen.
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    Hated public displays of affection.
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    Worn something from the shop you're shopping in and been scared you'll be accused of theft.
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    Pulled a door that says "push".
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    Been slightly scared at the velocity of the revolving door.
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    Hated yourself for not thanking the bus driver.
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    Received the wrong order but not wanted to cause a scene and complain.
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    Not known whether it was a shoes-off or a shoes-on house so had to awkwardly make a executive decision about your footwear.
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    Forgotten to bring socks when trying on new shoes and had to borrow the ones from the shop.
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    Seen someone queue-jump in front of you but been too nervous to say anything so just slightly death-stared them.
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    Thought someone was waving at you when they were really waving at the person behind you.
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    Replied to someone when they said "Hey, how are you?" but it turned out they were speaking on the phone.
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    Had to ask a stranger in another cubicle to pass you toilet roll.
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    Not gone for a wee because you didn't want everyone to think you go too much.
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    Pretended to have read something or done something just to join in a conversation.
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    Started to say something at the same time as someone else and then got into a polite argument about who should speak first.
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    Said "you too" when a waiter said "enjoy your meal".
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    Said “just looking, thanks” to a retail worker when you actually did need help.
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    Filled an awkward silence by discussing the weather.
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    Forgotten someone's name and spent the whole conversation trying to remember it.
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    Been offended when someone ended an email "Yours sincerely" because you thought you were at least on an "All the best" level.
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    Felt like your wet umbrella was a real burden in someone's porch.
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    Offered everyone an array of fleeces after a barbecue, just incase someone was cold.
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    Known someone was wrong but agreed with them anyway.
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    Felt a weird rush when you can see the queue you're in going down quickly.
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    Ended all your conversations with at least three different ways of saying thank you.
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