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How British Is Your Dad?

One jumper from M&S for life.

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  1. Tick off all the things your dad has done:

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    Gone to Halfords to browse.
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    Had opinions about the knowledge of B&Q staff.
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    Watched Top Gear religiously.
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    Got sad when Clarkson got kicked off Top Gear.
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    Owned a hilarious novelty apron.
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    Worn that apron only to BBQ.
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    Stood in the rain to BBQ.
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    Owned a T-shirt from a holiday to somewhere in Europe from the 1980s.
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    Talked only about football/rugby/cricket with other dad friends.
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    Discussed in detail the route to get to an event.
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    Had opinions about motorways.
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    Debated which motorway junction to turn off at.
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    Had a mental ranking of service stations.
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    Preferred to use an A to Z over a sat nav because it's "more of a challenge".
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    Insisted you get to the airport way too early.
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    Had strong opinions about David Cameron.
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    Regularly bought a newspaper.
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    Only read the sports and crossword section of the paper.
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    Still bought the same paper he’s been buying for 30 years even though it’s “going downhill”.
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    Complained about the amount of hot water being used.
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    Bought your mum flowers from a petrol station.
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    Been obsessed with one type of chocolate bar.
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    Got all the Christmas presents from BHS one year.
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    Got the same bottle of whisky for Christmas every year.
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    Had one kind of biscuit they always buy.
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    Refused to put the central heating on until there was ice inside the house.
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    Told you to put another jumper on.
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    Refused to tell you which way he voted in a general election.
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    Been skeptical of Jeremy Corbyn.
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    Owned several hilarious ties from Tie Rack.
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    Owned a number of pairs of novelty socks.
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    Gone shopping in M&S once every 10 years to buy all his clothes.
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    Mostly worn the same two jumpers on rotation even though he has many more in the cupboard.
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    Refused to let anyone else touch the dishwasher.
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    Said “Were you born in a barn?”
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    Had a drawer in the kitchen full of detritus.
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    Not been able to throw away batteries.
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    Had at least one friend called Paul, Peter, or David.
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    Gone to the same pub for as long as he can remember.
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    Said “back in my day”.
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    Got terribly sunburned in the summer.
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    Worn an embarrassing hat to the seaside.
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    Taken you to a crap British campsite on holiday.
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    Had a very specific tea order.
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    Only liked to drink out of one tea mug.
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    Coughed and walked out of the room to make tea during an awkward TV sex scene.
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    Used strange British slang that nobody else uses.
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    Like Cockney rhyming slang even if he's not from London.
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    Gone round the house turning off all the lights and saying “this isn’t Blackpool illuminations".
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    Said "I preferred it the first time round" about all covers on The X Factor.
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    Only listened to Radio 2 or Radio 4.
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    Listened to Radio 1 when Chris Moyles was on it.
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    Complained about your mum watching soaps even though he secretly enjoys them.
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    Watched Dave.
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    Refused to ask for directions when you're quite clearly lost.
 
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