11 Differences Between Growing Up British And Growing Up Russian
Though potato smilies and turkey twizzlers are not that different to pureshka s kotletoy.
Growing up British, your school lunches consisted of turkey twizzlers or a floppy sandwich from home.
Growing up in Russia, your typical school lunch was "pureshka s kotletoy".
In Britain, your first time getting drunk probably happened in a park with Strongbow or blue WKDs.
In Russia, your underage drinking probably started with the alcoholic energy drink Jaguar.
In Britain, you were cool if you had a Nike backpack and a Jane Norman bag for your P.E. kit.
In Russia, your school bag had to be super practical because it had to fit your books, your P.E. kit, AND your “inside shoes"
These snacks were a big part of your life if you grew up British.
In Russia, *this* snack was your life.
In Britain, your summer holidays were six weeks long, but only about five of those days involved any sort of sunshine and warm weather.
In Russia your summer holidays were for the whole three months, most of which would be spent in the wilderness at a summer camp.
Growing up, you probably had at least one caravanning holiday somewhere in the British Isles.
In Russia, most of your holidays entailed a trip to your dacha.
Visiting castles was a really big part of most British childhoods.
In Russia, visiting museums with your class was how you spent a lot of your childhood.
Growing up British, Myspace was very important to you and there was nothing more exciting then getting home from school and seeing this.
In Russia, LiveJournal was deeply important to you.
School discos happened pretty regularly in Russia, but you still went all out for prom.
British birthday parties mostly just involved getting drunk at house parties with little to no food.
Birthday parties for Russian teens were basically the same, except you'd have zakuski between shots.
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