posted on Jul, 6 2010 @ 08:33 AM
Sorry I couldn't be arsed to keep writing quote!
1-Britain has a ‘Great’ in front of it’s name, America doesn’t.
# Classic comedy! "This is an ex-parrot!"
3-British comedy, not only is it generally funnier, but it doesn’t suffer from the curse of overly sentimental mushy gushy moralistic endings and
# Or overly politically sensitive BS
4-You can’t get a decent cup of tea in America
# True, although you can get about a million types of coffee!
5-The Full English Breakfast, ‘nuff said
# Hell yeah!! Greasier the better!
6-Britons have a greater grasp of sarcasm, irony and self-deprecating humour
# Well, durr!
# Can't stand his work myself
8-America as it is wouldn’t even exist if it weren’t for Britain
# It would probably be a nicer, fairer place.
# Legend of a man and fruity as a nut cake!!
10-London, with all its shoe-shines and delightfully cheeky cockney chimney-sweeps
# I hate London, it's a hole.
# When was the last time you saw someone wearing one though?
12-The phrase “that’s just not cricket!”
# Again rarely used, other than by upper-class twits.
13-The traditional British pub
# Unfortunately currently going through the thows of death!!
14-The unpredictable weather, which keeps things interesting
# And cold and wet for 2/3 of the year.
15-Every great villain in anything ever has been British
# Apart from Hans Grueber in Die Hard, who was just played by one
# Nuff said really.
17-Driving on the right side of the road, by which I mean the left
# Actually, that costs us more, because they have to have the cars converted/epsecially manufactured.
18-The Loch Ness monster
# Probably not real and the Yanks have the Jersey Devil
19-We have lovable Irishmen, Welshmen with…their…err sheep, and….the Scots
# The drunks, the Sheep worriers and, err... the Scots
America has nice Ales, but they are cold!!! Just wrong that!
21-We have a stiffer upper lip
# And a stick up our arse!
22-We produce wonderful loonies (see no. 9)
# See Boris Johnson for Christ's sake!!
23-Americans have their oh so old great monuments, most of which my house is older than
# My local pub is older that their nation!
# That's just offensive to us short arses!
25-We have a cooler accent
# Depends where you come from, growing up near Birmingham I would tend to disagree!
26-No matter how hard the Americans try, we’ll always hate France more
# We've just had more practice, no-one likes the French! (jk)
27-We had a glorious empire, whereas America is still trying to acquire one
# Ah yes, and much like America ours was build on death and destruction too!
# I'll give you that one.
29-The monarchy, love ‘em or loathe ‘em at least we have one to love and loathe
# I refer to the previous post about Leprosy
30-The fact that we beat back the insidious Hun. Twice.
31-Black pudding and jellied eels
# Black pudding Jellied eels
32-The word ‘urchin’
# Pretty cool word
33-The convoluted British legal system
# What's good about that?!
34-Police truncheons (invented by Sir Henry Truncheon in 1762)
# Yeah, but he invented it for a HOLE other reason
# Yeah, tragic that the new one's played by a Yank!
36-British engineering, the best in the world
# Debateable these days
37-We can pronounce simple words like ‘aluminium’
# Oh so true and bring back the U's in words like colour! It's just pure laziness!
38-Monacles (see no. 9)
39-We have a better national anthem, America sing about a flag, we use the power of song to ensure the Queen’s safety through divine intervention
# They're both crap in my opinion.
40-British words, especially curse-words, e.g. arse, wank, bugger, codswallop, poppycock
# Crapper, flange, tosser, knobhead...
# Too right!
42-In Britain high treason is still punishable by hanging
# Not been true for a number of years, I'm afraid. There is NO death penalty in Britain.
# See number 2
44-Cheesy ‘70s BBC sci-fi shows, always a good thing
45-We’re not so lazy that we feel the need to drive when going round our neighbours house
# I am...
46-Greenwich mean time, the basis of the world’s time, is situated in Britain
47-We have our place names, rather than stealing others and putting ‘New’ in front of them
# What about Newbridge, Newtown, Newbottle, Newborough, Newbury...
48-Wallace and Gromit
# Agreed and creature comforts!
# Music GOD!!!!
50- the austin mini cooper better then any muscle car
# They wish!! More fun to drive though, just because they are totally unstable on the corners!!!