Being British

All anybody was talking about on Twitter yesterday were two things: 1. Jackie Weaver and that Handforth Parish Council video 2. This thread about weird things British people do

Of the former I have nothing much to say. Except that it's been referenced in pretty much every conversation my wife and I have had over the past 24 hours.

Of the latter I will concede that for the most part us “Britishes” are weird as hell. As pointed out in the thread most of the things have no logical or sensible explanation: – the swan story – the sanctity of the queue – public schools – buying drinks in rounds – or separate taps

However, the cultural significance and brilliance of fish finger sandwiches is a hill I'm willing to die on.


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