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19 Sandwiches That Brits Don't Realise Are Actually Kind Of Weird

If it can fit in a sandwich, we'll put it in a sandwich.

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1. The classic fish finger sandwich.

Preferably drowned in tomato ketchup.
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Preferably drowned in tomato ketchup.

2. Jam sandwiches.

Traditionalists will say that jam belongs on solid bread, like toast, but what would a children's party be without some jam sandwiches?
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Traditionalists will say that jam belongs on solid bread, like toast, but what would a children's party be without some jam sandwiches?

3. Sandwiches bought from corner shops.

Does anyone else actually have nightmares about unbranded rogue corner shop sarnies like this?? Who made it?? Who B… https://t.co/OCniOH0J7k

So many unanswered questions.

4. Christmas sandwiches.

The first sign of Christmas is when shops start selling sandwiches filled with cranberry sauce and stuffing.
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The first sign of Christmas is when shops start selling sandwiches filled with cranberry sauce and stuffing.

5. Sandwiches made from Christmas leftovers.

Is there anything more British than looking at some leftover food and saying "just stick it in a sandwich"?
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Is there anything more British than looking at some leftover food and saying "just stick it in a sandwich"?

6. Sandwiches cut into fingers.

It somehow increases a sandwich's fanciness by at least 70%.
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It somehow increases a sandwich's fanciness by at least 70%.

7. Egg and cress sandwiches.

Another sandwich for when you're feeling a bit posh.
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Another sandwich for when you're feeling a bit posh.

8. A ploughman's lunch.

It comes deconstructed and is often served on a wooden slab. The ploughman's is the original hipster meal.
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It comes deconstructed and is often served on a wooden slab. The ploughman's is the original hipster meal.

9. The toast sandwich.

If you're ever feeling uncreative just remember that someone, somewhere decided to put some bread between some bread and thought "that'll do!"
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If you're ever feeling uncreative just remember that someone, somewhere decided to put some bread between some bread and thought "that'll do!"

10. Crisp sandwiches.

The genius who created this deserves to be featured on our banknotes.
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The genius who created this deserves to be featured on our banknotes.

11. Coronation chicken sandwiches.

It's a mild, creamy curry with bits of raisins in it. What more needs to be said?
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It's a mild, creamy curry with bits of raisins in it. What more needs to be said?

12. Chip butties.

A bit of carb on carb action. There's still a heated debate as to whether the chips need to be served in a sandwich or a roll to be considered a chip butty.
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A bit of carb on carb action. There's still a heated debate as to whether the chips need to be served in a sandwich or a roll to be considered a chip butty.

13. Cucumber sandwiches.

Surprisingly refreshing.
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Surprisingly refreshing.

14. Corned beef sandwiches.

It's a very basic sandwich, but it gets the job done.
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It's a very basic sandwich, but it gets the job done.

15. Pie barms.

Is a bap a sandwich? That's a question for the philosophers. One thing's for certain though: Putting a pie in a bread roll is brilliant idea.
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Is a bap a sandwich? That's a question for the philosophers. One thing's for certain though: Putting a pie in a bread roll is brilliant idea.

16. Pasty barms.

The pie barm's cousin.
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The pie barm's cousin.

17. Marmalade sandwiches.

A favourite of Paddington Bear.
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A favourite of Paddington Bear.

18. Sandwich paste.

The idea of spreading a thick paste onto a sandwich might sound a little icky at first, but the taste is worth it.
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The idea of spreading a thick paste onto a sandwich might sound a little icky at first, but the taste is worth it.

19. And finally, bacon sandwiches covered with brown sauce.

No one knows what flavour brown sauce is… it's just brown.
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No one knows what flavour brown sauce is… it's just brown.