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    17 Very Specific Things That Americans Actually Don't Mind About The British

    Yes, we are fishing for compliments.

    We recently asked American members of the BuzzFeed Community to share their favourite things about the UK. Here are some of their responses!

    1. Our comedies

    E4

    "By far the television, specifically your sitcoms/comedies. The worst part is that the series are always so short episode-wise, but the humor in them is so smart and dry."

    – Natalie Horner, Facebook

    2. The NHS

    3. Our nans

    Cassie Smyth / BuzzFeed

    "I liked meeting older British folk – like pensioners, grannies. Most I met were lovely warm people who loved to chat. I also really liked the ritual of tea – even during a short visit to someone's place, the kettle is put on and tea is offered. Biscuits or shortbread too, if they really like you."

    – Jenn Blake, Facebook

    4. Our attitude

    Are u even at work if u and your work pals don't say 'i can't be arsed' every single time you walk past each over

    "The thing I like most about British people is the attitude. I love that they just can't be arsed. I love the polite indifference they have all seem to have perfected. I love their self-deprecating sarcasm. And I love knowing that if a British person reads this they will probably roll their eyes."

    – bighairdontcare

    5. The fact that football here is not a misnomer

    Abu Dhabi Media Company

    "Their version of football actually involves a foot kicking a ball"

    – sams417b5c66d

    6. Our love of walking

    7. Panel shows

    BBC

    "Panel shows like QI and Big Fat Quiz. Stephen Fry isn't a national treasure. He's an international treasure"

    – g40042a20f

    8. Tax being included in the price

    9. The fact that we get paid time off

    10. Our chocolate

    11. Our desserts

    12. Our liberal use of swear words

    BuzzFeed / Remee Patel

    "I like how y'all aren't embarrassed to swear and say 'fuck' all the time."

    – Anna Kopsky

    13. Our authors

    14. Our take on Easter celebrations

    Jamie Jones / BuzzFeed

    "Honestly, the Brits do Easter better than the US, IMO. It's definitely more a celebration of springtime."

    – catlitten

    15. Our vegetarian options

    16. Our toilet stalls

    Now back in UK. Glad the toilet stalls actually have some privacy here! Most unexpected 'missed thing' ever!

    "Public restroom stalls in England are actually private. They don't have huge gaps like ours do."

    – missgem

    17. And of course, our accents

    BBC

    "Hands down, the accents (however cliche that is). All Americans love a good British accent – no matter where in the UK you come from. Since every regional accent is completely foreign to us, we're fascinated by each and every one, even the infamous Brummie accent."

    – j40fd377d6

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