Archive for ‘Britain’

July 23, 2019

They’re stapling bread to trees in Sheffield, England

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Chamberlain's so-called "toast gradient."

We’re really not sure why, except that people on Reddit are weird. Nonetheless, fat British squirrels approve.

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July 23, 2019

The British are coming, the British are coming!

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Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team Red Arrows

Come on, they’re not even breathing hard.

Anyway…the Royal Air Force Red Arrows will be performing at our upcoming international air show. What are they gonna do, fly on the left side of the sky all day?

July 18, 2019

…separated by a common language.

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July 11, 2019

Because they’ve got a bit of ginger in them, that’s why

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I asked the farmer "Why Meghan Markle?" He said "Because they've got a bit of ginger in them"

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July 11, 2019

I’m a quarter Welsh

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A Very Entertaining Artist Creates A Guide To Show The Languages And Customs Of Different Countries

Unfortunately, and ironically, it came with a boring-as-dirt last name. Not fair.

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July 6, 2019

England likes its corpse roads

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A view of Kinder Scout, the highest hill in England's Peak District.

“The practice of roaming freely has led to many clashes over the years, usually with landowners, so the government has determined that every historic byway and thoroughfare must be mapped by 2026, or private land rights will take precedence over traditional mobility.”

So, if you’ve got a corpse road, coffin route, bier way, lychway, burial road, or church way in yer back yard, better get filing.

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July 3, 2019

The British accent

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I personally have four accents: Nice-ta-meetcha, Coffee Hasn’t Kicked in Yet, Authoritarian, and Fuck You the Coffee is Working Fine Now

July 1, 2019

“I’m stonkingly rich, up yours!”

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This humorous 2007 British documentary on the class system could well have been filmed in America, with a few tweaks: Our royals are whichever celebrities are “in” this year, our wealth signaling involves dietary choices, and nobody gives a damn which accent you speak in, they only want to know which car you drive. A thick backwoods accent is easily forgiven in an Audi R8 coupe.

PS: No American would ever say “toilet” unless we’re actually in Home Depot buying one. It’s restroom, ladies room, mens room, bathroom. We only refer to our nether regions semantically.

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June 24, 2019

John Pinette reviews London

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June 24, 2019

Michael BublĂ©: “I wanna say fuck so bad!”

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