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21 British Food Facts That Are Totally And Undeniably True

Is it really your birthday if there's no Colin the Caterpillar cake?

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1. Weetabix is the only cereal that should ever come in landscape.

fuck off only Weetabix is allowed to be in landscape

2. It's not a real birthday party if there's no Colin the Caterpillar cake.

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3. Unless you're under 7 years old, in which case jelly and ice cream is mandatory.

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4. You always keep a casserole dish soaking in the sink.

5. Biscuit tins will never contain biscuits at your nan's house.

Why are there biscuits in the sewing kit tin?

6. Pigs in blankets are the most underrated food of all time.

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7. There's a definitive hierarchy of selection tin chocolates.

You vs the guy she tells you not to worry about

8. Garden centres make the best toasties.

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9. Everyone has their favourite hob on the oven.

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10. Cereal tastes better when you're drunk.

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11. It's impossible to find a toilet in a Wetherspoons.

Going to the toilet in wetherspoons like

12. There's no better cure for a hangover than a fry up.

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13. Any meal becomes fancy when it's dished up on a plate.

I'm literally having KFC why my mum arranged it like she Gordon Ramsay

14. The price of Freddos is an accurate depiction of the state of our economy.

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15. Every home must have a Sports Direct mug.

This free mug has outlasted the original product I bought and will probably outlive Sports Direct as a company.

16. Jaffa cakes are biscuits, no matter what anyone else says.

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17. You'll always need to check the cooking time as soon as you've thrown away the packaging.

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18. You can accurately assess someone's personality based on the shade of their tea.

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19. Lucozade is capable of curing all illnesses, at least according to mums.

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20. There's nothing more devastating than piercing right through a Capri Sun.

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21. And finally, there's no classier dessert than a Viennetta.