Americans Have Been Lying To Us Because Mimosas Are Just Buck's Fizz
Buck's fizz is a drink you give to children.
Here in the UK we don't have all the things that you guys over the pond have.
Mimosas are one of those things. They are glamorous, sophisticated, so NEW YORK!
In the UK we were led to believe that mimosas were the queen of brunch cocktails, the kind of thing Taylor Swift would be drinking in this picture.
You see, a mimosa is actually just a buck's fizz.
For Americans: A buck's fizz is a mimosa you give to children.
A buck's fizz is not a very glamorous drink. You can buy it ready-mixed in a bottle from Tesco for £2.
People like the Real Housewives of everywhere drink mimosas.
These are the kinds of people who drink buck's fizz: grannies and 12-year-olds.
You might have a glass on Christmas morning, but if you're over the age of 16 you'll probably just stick to the champagne.
The most glamorous reality stars drink mimosas, but they wouldn't be seen dead with a buck's fizz.
Buck's fizz is nice, but champagne is nicer, so you only have buck's fizz if you are a child or if you can't afford to give champagne to everyone.
Some people argue there is a difference between a mimosa and a buck's fizz: buck's fizz contains more like two-thirds champagne, while a mimosa is half champagne and half orange juice.
Glamorous woman and actor Whoopi Goldberg still believes in the American dream, but do you?
Because you can pretend you're living the high life with your mimosas.
But really you're drinking buck's fizz, a drink for babies.
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