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19 Things British Politicians Do That Would Be Weird If You Did Them

Getting a guided tour of an Asda.

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1. Play sports in formalwear.

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"What shall we wear for the badminton match tonight?"

"Shirts, smart trousers and black leather shoes, but no ties lads, remember we're doing sport."

2. And also do intense manual labour in a suit.

Imagine turning up to work in a factory like this.
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Imagine turning up to work in a factory like this.

3. Interrupt strangers at their place of work and pretend to do their job.

"Don't mind me mechanic men, just going to fix this thing!"
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"Don't mind me mechanic men, just going to fix this thing!"

4. Force people you work with to pose with you while you awkwardly hold hands.

So intimate.
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So intimate.

5. And invite colleagues visiting from other countries round to your house so you can hold hands with them on your doorstep.

FAO all employees: Everyone meet outside my flat at 6pm so we can all hold hands with Curt from the Germany office.
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FAO all employees: Everyone meet outside my flat at 6pm so we can all hold hands with Curt from the Germany office.

6. Spread your fingers reallllyy wide in normal conversation.

WHY DO THEY THINK THIS MAKES THEM LOOK NORMAL IT DOESN'T LOOK NORMAL?
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WHY DO THEY THINK THIS MAKES THEM LOOK NORMAL IT DOESN'T LOOK NORMAL?

7. And only ever speak with your hands like you're doing the "big fish little fish cardboard box" routine.

Honestly, gesticulating that much must be exhausting.
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Honestly, gesticulating that much must be exhausting.

8. Ask for a guided tour round your local Asda.

"And on our left we have cereal, please leave any questions you have for the Q&A at the end."
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"And on our left we have cereal, please leave any questions you have for the Q&A at the end."

9. Have a photoshoot in your local chip shop.

"Huh I'm just a regular bloke who loves going down the chippie!" - Cameron, probably.
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"Huh I'm just a regular bloke who loves going down the chippie!" - Cameron, probably.

10. Go on slightly grim holidays even though you can probably afford not to.

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We know you're both loaded you don't exclusively have to holiday in rainy British carparks.

11. Invite local children to your house to do your gardening for you.

Probably counts as "work experience".
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Probably counts as "work experience".

12. And generally do gardening in a suit.

I too like to plant trees in my best clothes.
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I too like to plant trees in my best clothes.

13. Autograph elderly ladies' diaries with novelty pens.

They'd probably be quite scared if you tried this down the bingo hall.
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They'd probably be quite scared if you tried this down the bingo hall.

14. Hold stranger's babies.

"Hold my baby!" "Please get away from me."
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"Hold my baby!"

"Please get away from me."

15. Put your giant face on the side of a bus.

Scene: You get up and open your bedroom curtains only to find this staring back at you.
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Scene: You get up and open your bedroom curtains only to find this staring back at you.

16. And wave at members of the public from a bus as you go round a roundabout in a grim area of town.

Probably be a bit weird if you did this on a bus in Sheffield.
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Probably be a bit weird if you did this on a bus in Sheffield.

17. Go round random people's houses to see if they fancy a chat.

"Hello random woman, fancy a chat?""I will call the police."
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"Hello random woman, fancy a chat?"

"I will call the police."

18. Ask to go round the back of the bar in a pub so you can try out pulling pints.

Sure, try getting away with this in your local.
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Sure, try getting away with this in your local.

19. And turn up to random flooded towns to offer your condolences.

"It's ok, I'm just here for the photos".
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"It's ok, I'm just here for the photos".