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26 Things British Muslims Know To Be True

Lots of family gatherings, political experts and Chicken Cottage.

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1. Living in Britain, you know there's a drinking culture. So if you went to university and you didn't drink alcohol, you were definitely worried that you wouldn't make any friends.

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4. And over the years of after-work drinks and well, any-time drinks at university, you learn that Diet Coke gets real boring, real fast.

Via giphy.com

It's obviously a diet drink, I mean you're only drinking soft drinks all night because you always forget about the existence of J20.

5. But you know that your life has always been different. While most of your friends have large family gatherings once or twice a year, you see your extended family at least once a month.

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9. You also have a lot of Muslim friends on social networks. And last month, there was at least one person in your Facebook news feed that had something to say about the whole M&S fiasco.

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15. It's not just Mehdi Hasan who the Muslim community are proud of, though. There's some politicians too, like Sadiq Khan and Sayeeda Warsi.

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21. Speaking of halal food, this is how you feel after getting really excited about buying something (sweets, normally), reading the ingredients when you get home and realising you can't eat it.

23. To end, Muslims are pretty well integrated into Britain. Look what happened when a survey asked people if they were proud to be British citizen.

Via theguardian.com

Much to the chagrin of some tabloids, it turned out that British Muslims feel more proud of being a British citizen than the average UK citizen.

24. The results were even better when British people were asked if they "identified with the UK".

Via telegraph.co.uk

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