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20 Hard Things about Living in Britain

1. Trying not to laugh at our wonderful place names.

Trying not to laugh at our wonderful place names.


2.
I mean, what chance do we have?!

I mean, what chance do we have?!


3.
Or peoples’ names, for that matter.

Or peoples' names, for that matter.


4.
Seriously…

Seriously...


5.
Resisting the temptation to say “your mum” at every opportunity.

Resisting the temptation to say "your mum" at every opportunity.


6.
Our political system is irreparably divided.

Our political system is irreparably divided.


7.
Heavy-handed policing.

Heavy-handed policing.


8.
Our insatiable desire to queue politely.

Our insatiable desire to queue politely.


9.
Which is drilled into all of us from an early age.

Which is drilled into all of us from an early age.


10.
Literally everything in Britain is an innuendo.

Literally everything in Britain is an innuendo.


11.
EVERYTHING.

EVERYTHING.


12.
We do exactly what we’re told.

We do exactly what we're told.


13.
Even acts of rebellion are carefully organised.

Even acts of rebellion are carefully organised.


14.
Or involve some sort of wordplay.

Or involve some sort of wordplay.


15.
We must be within 5ft of a kettle at all times.

We must be within 5ft of a kettle at all times.


16.
As a result our sewers regularly get blocked up with discarded tea bags.

As a result our sewers regularly get blocked up with discarded tea bags.


17.
We’re actually incapable of writing angry letters without using a nice font and rhyming couplets.

We're actually incapable of writing angry letters without using a nice font and rhyming couplets.


18.
We’re eternally self-deprecating.

We're eternally self-deprecating.


19.
And unlike many more modern countries, our roads don’t exactly make too much sense.

And unlike many more modern countries, our roads don't exactly make too much sense.


20.
Fighting can be so time consuming — but hopefully that will all change soon…

Fighting can be so time consuming — but hopefully that will all change soon...

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