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    Mar 8, 2019

    22 Random Things That Are 100% British Culture

    Letting out a little "oop" sound when you bump into someone.

    1. Having a hundred different ways of saying "thank you".

    Mad when someone holds like 3 doors in a row for ya n you've gotta change up your way of thanking them each time. "Thanks, cheers, nice one"

    2. Always needing to get the best deal, even if it means buying something you don't need.

    If you do not get a £2.50 smoothie with your £3 meal deal you have not adequately finessed the system

    3. Wanting the inspector to ask for your train ticket because you paid so damn much for it.

    when you buy a ticket and it doesn't get checked for the entire journey

    4. Prematurely celebrating the arrival of summer. EVERY. SINGLE. YEAR.

    Sorry but it’s 15 DEGREES today, I’ll have a strawberry and lime Kopparberg when you’re ready bar man

    5. Letting your food go cold while trying to find something suitable to watch while eating.

    Its a unwritten rule that u don't touch your dinner until ye find something gd tae watch on tele

    6. Having the ability to stream almost any movie online, but watching the same movie for the 100th time just because it's showing on TV.

    ITV2: We Played The Mummy Returns 3 times this month ITV2 to ITV2: Play it again

    7. Falling into a TV omnibus black hole for a show you don't even really like.

    Four In A Bed repeats are dangerous bc u sit down like "i'll just watch one then get up and do the housework" three hours later you're still in ur dressing gown with all motivation gone cursing at Janet bc she underpaid Ian by £40

    8. Putting anything in a sandwich. ANYTHING.

    English people will dead put anything in a sandwich. Fish fingers, chips, crisps, sausages. You name it, it's going in the fucking bread

    9. Owning at least one Sports Direct mug.

    When you spill your sports direct mug.

    10. Saying the exact same thing every time someone you know is going on holiday.

    Are you even British if you don't say "let me come in your suitcase" when anyone you know is off on holiday

    11. Having an unintentional catchphrase for accepting biscuits.

    the universally British 'oooh go on then'

    12. And even having a distinct sound for when you bump into someone.

    How funny is that 'oop' noise u make when u walk into someone

    13. Celebrating birthdays with a large, edible, caterpillar-shaped cake.

    Happy birthday my beautiful, wonderful, inspirational Mama.

    14. Being the absolute best in the world at passive-aggressiveness.

    This is the most passive aggressive thing i've seen in a while

    15. And being able to use humour to cope with almost anything.

    me???? using sarcasm as a defence mechanism?? avoiding my feelings with dark humour???? what???? no way????

    16. Mums thinking that you're broadcasting their entire life on social media.

    why do mums always tell u stuff then say “don’t go posting anything on facebook” hun i haven’t posted anything since 2002 i highly doubt my comeback post is gonna be surrounding Sandra’s divorce

    17. Knowing exactly what to say when someone's unnecessarily left the lights on.

    18. Knowing that you're about to hear some grade-A gossip based on the way a conversation starts.

    If your pal starts off a conversation by enthusiastically saying “mate” it usually means you’re in for a treat

    19. Having a love/hate relationship with self-service checkouts.

    self checkout robot lady: PLEASE TAKE UR ITEMS me, furiously throwing shopping into endless tiny, useless tote bags: do u think I am still here for the good of my health Sharon

    20. Making the minimal effort with decorations, but still feeling the need to make some effort.

    It's a magical winter wonderland at Euston Station.

    21. Considering "Mr. Brightside" to be the quintessential '00s song.


    22. And finally, taking Sunday roasts way, way too seriously.

    Good morning. I've just finished serving a 12-hour Twitter suspension after a friend reported me for saying I don't like roast potatoes.

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