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surely not !

Post by foz » Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:51 pm

Being British
>
> One of the British national daily newspapers is asking readers what
> it means to be British?" Some of the emails are hilarious. This is
> one from a chap in Switzerland...
>
> Being British is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub for a
> Belgian beer, then travelling home, grabbing an Indian curry or a
> Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch
> American shows on a Japanese TV.
>
> And the most British thing of all? Suspicion of anything foreign.
>
> Oh and!!!!!
>
> Only in Britain... can a pizza get to your house faster than an
> ambulance.
>
> Only in Britain... do supermarkets make sick people walk all the way
> to the back of the shop to get their prescriptions while healthy
> people can buy cigarettes at the front.
>
> Only in Britain.. do people order double cheeseburgers, large fries,
> and a DIET coke.
>
> Only in Britain... do banks leave both doors open and chain the pens
> to the counters.
>
> Only in Britain... do we leave cars worth thousands of pounds on the
> drive and lock our junk and cheap lawn mower in the garage.
>
> Only in Britain... do we use answering machines to screen calls and
> then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we
> didn't want to talk to in the first place.
>
> Only in Britain... are there disabled parking places in front of an
> ice skating rink.
>
> NOT TO MENTION...
>
> 3 Brits die each year testing if a 9v battery works on their tongue.
>
> 142 Brits were injured in 1999 by not removing all pins from new
> shirts.
>
> 58 Brits are injured each year by using sharp knives instead of
> screwdrivers.
>
> 31 Brits have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas tree while
> the fairy lights were plugged in.
>
> 19 Brits have died in the last 3 years believing that Christmas
> decorations were chocolate.
>
> British Hospitals reported 4 broken arms last year after cracker
> pulling accidents.
>
> 101 people since 1999 have had broken parts of plastic toys pulled
> out of the soles of their feet.
>
> 18 Brits had serious burns in 2000 trying on a new jumper with a lit
> cigarette in their mouth.
>
> A massive 543 Brits were admitted to A&E in the last two years after
> opening bottles of beer with their teeth.
>
> 5 Brits were injured last year in accidents involving out of Control
> Scalextric cars.
>
> and finally.........
>
> In 2000 eight Brits cracked their skull whilst throwing up into the
> toilet.
>
>
> Are you proud to be British ?
>
> >
>
> >RULE BRITANNIA!!!
>
>
>

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Post by Grouty » Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:18 pm

:laugh :laugh :laugh ...... so true !
Never mind, the rest of the world think we are nutters anyway. So we have to keep up the tradition.

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Post by beat » Mon Dec 17, 2007 7:27 pm

:?: :?: ARE YOU NOT :?: :?: <130

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