that there is more than one accent in Britain.
NO, WE DON'T ALL SOUND LIKE THE QUEEN!!
For those reading this who aren't British, please please PLEASE look up the Welsh accent, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Liverpool, Newcastle and various other places. [Look up Vernon Kay or Johnny...
.I've been sick and possibly going mad with boredom. Anyway during last delirium insanity moment I decided to compose my latest experience using as many British slang words/phrases as possible. Just to give any Anglophiles a buzz on a grey Thursday..
Alright "mate" I've been off...
of men aged between 20 and 49. It eclipses road accidents, cancer and coronary heart disease and of the 5,981 suicides in 2012, an astonishing 4,590 (76%) were men.
Shouldn't something very meaningful be done about this as a matter of urgency? I mean, if some disease was...
so far and this week we should hit a heatwave of 40degrees. Scorcher for us..
I love the sun-I don't sunbathe but I feel better about a lot of stuff.
The main problem I have is with the whinging Brit. Where usually they bemoan the rain and lack of sun, NOW they are whining full...
an Irish pub for a Belgian beer.
Then on the way home grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab, to sit on a Swedish Sofa and watch USA shows on a Japanese TV, while being suspicious of anything foreign.
Oh and only in Britain can you get a pizza to your home faster than an...
chap, what ghastly weather we're having!"
"Alright me old geezer, how's it going son?"
I do drink tea and I do eat scones but I do not hold my "pinky" up.
Most conversations do start with the weather.
I do not have bad teeth
I am not posh...
as a childLived 3 years of my life in NorwichAnd another 6 years in LondonSo my accent is a hybrid of both but probably more Cockney, since I was there lastThose were my happy daysSadly, I no longer live in the UKFar far away across the pond6,545 miles to be exact from London to...
and it made me smile.
When British people say one thing, they often really mean the exact opposite! Any Brit will recognize themselves in this list.
1. 'I might join you later' — Translation: I'm not leaving the house today unless it's on fire.
2. 'Excuse me, sorry, is...
Family Immigration laws are the toughest it has ever been. These laws only effect British citizens but not EEA citizens. Getting paper work ready to apply to get my husband (of 4 and a half years) over here will take about 6 - 7 months and literally costs me thousands of pounds
Being British is about driving a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgium beer.
Then traveling home, grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American shows on a Japanese television.
There is so much I love about this country: our tolerance; our sense of humour; our big hearts when it comes to charitable causes; our resolve; our music (Queen, The Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles...); our authors (Dickens, Shakespeare...); our comedy (Ricky...
who are getting divorced is increasing. In contract, overall divorce rates for all married men fell from 13.6 per 1,000 to 10.8 over the same period, and the trend was similar for women.
Why are all the older people getting divorced? Is it all the silver-surfing?
Since I’ve turned forty.
Lots of things have happened since I’ve turned forty.
I have learned to accept that I am physically not perfect and that no one really is. Okay, so things have headed south but my smile hasn’t. No longer do I judge a book by it’s cover and what...