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10 Reasons Why England Is The Birthplace Of Cool

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1. They have awesome slogans.

This popular slogan started at the beginning of WWII in England to keep everyone's morale up.
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This popular slogan started at the beginning of WWII in England to keep everyone's morale up.

2. Their supermodels are legendary.

3. These boots were born here.

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4. The queen is pro-gay marriage.

The queen just said this about an American politician who opposes gay marriage:"But the fact is, he’s not as forward-thinking as an eighty-seven-year-old lady who wears a crown on her head. It’s pathetic."
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The queen just said this about an American politician who opposes gay marriage:

"But the fact is, he’s not as forward-thinking as an eighty-seven-year-old lady who wears a crown on her head. It’s pathetic."

5. The accent.

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Let's be serious: Everything said in an English accent sounds hotter and smarter.

6. The punk movement started in England.

7. Mod-style fashion started in London.

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8. They've been on the bowler hat trend since the 1800s.

Now, fashion kids are always looking for the perfect one to add to their wardrobe.
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Now, fashion kids are always looking for the perfect one to add to their wardrobe.

9. Even their slang is cooler.

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Collywobbles: An upset stomach or feeling of acute nervousness.

Knackered: Exhausted.

Tosh: Nonsense.

10. England made trench coats chic.

They are no longer just something your dad wears when it is raining.
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They are no longer just something your dad wears when it is raining.

So yeah, England is cool.

Topshop started here. And where would we be without it? Check out their video, here.
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Topshop started here. And where would we be without it? Check out their video, here.