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13 Stereotypes About British Men That America Got Wrong

British men in films = Benedict Cumberbatch. British men in reality = Man who shat down a chimney.

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1. What people think British teenagers look like:

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What they actually look like:

2. How people think British men behave in fights:

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How they actually behave in fights:

3. What people think British detectives look like:

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What they actually look like:

4. How people think British men act on dates:

How they actually act on dates:

5. How people think British men drink:

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How they actually drink:

6. How people think British men fuck up:

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How they actually fuck up:

7. What people think British inspectors look like:

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What they actually look like:

8. How people think British men act at weddings:

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How they actually act like at weddings:

9. What people think a British bad boy looks like:

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10. What people think British intellect looks like:

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What it actually looks like:

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11. How people think British men get angry:

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How they actually get angry:

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12. What people think British men are like in bed:

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What they're actually like in bed:

13. What people think British national treasures look like:

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What they actually look like: