Monday, 5 October 2020

50 Terribly British Quirks.

Hey readers,

Do you know that people who live outside the UK would look at some of the behaviour we do and think what the F? Where we would not bad an eyelid. So here are some fun things we do that are perfectly reasonable.

  1. Using the term poorly. 
  2. The weather is one of the main topics of conversation. 
  3. Saying sorry to something that has happened even though you haven't even done something wrong.
  4. Eating beans on toast.
  5. Shouting your welcome when someone doesn't thank you for something you have done for them.
  6. Finding a trolley in the supermarket you don't have to put a pound in.
  7. Rearranging cups with letters in the store to form a swear word such as twat.
  8. Complaining about how much Freddo chocolate costs.
  9. Fish and chips at the seaside.
  10. Dunking biscuits into your cup of tea.
  11. Eating after eights before eight.
  12. Exclaiming the idolism, "keep your hair on" with A strong accent.
  13. Crisp sandwiches.
  14. Clotted cream on a scone.
  15. Marmite.
  16. Biting the top of a walnut whip.
  17. Sitting upstairs at the front of a double-decker bus.
  18. Come dine with me on channel 4.
  19. Being annoyed at someone posh on The Antique Roadshow and finding out the item is worth thousands of pounds.
  20. Fish finger sandwiches.
  21. Arguing over the correct pronunciation of scone.
  22. A soggy bottom.
  23. Arguing over how tea should be done correctly.
  24. Grabbing a bargain.
  25. Chip butty.
  26. Overjoyed when the car park ticket machine is broke and the car park ticket is free.
  27. Warming your socks on the radiator before putting them on. 
  28. Listening to the weather forecast.
  29. Socks with sandals. 
  30. Queuing.
  31. Staying in your pyjamas all day.
  32. Stealing toiletries from the hotel you are staying at. 
  33. Having hot chocolate with all the extras.
  34. Sneaking your favourite chocolate bar out of the tin before anyone else does at Christmas.
  35. A 99 ice cream.
  36. Eating Nutella out of the jar. 
  37. Buying yourself flowers. 
  38. Weird celebrity crushes. 
  39. Doing multiple Buzzfeed quizzes.
  40. Eating the stash of sweets/chocolate that was Meant to be for the kids. 
  41. Drinking juice directly from the carton. 
  42. Watching Only Fools and Horses episode for the 1000th time. 
  43. Watching dog and cat videos on youtube.
  44. chips and gravy.
  45. Ordering takeaway because you can't be bothered to cook.
  46. Proving your partner wrong about something. 
  47. Eating cereal for dinner. 
  48. Listening to cheesy pop. 
  49. Watching day time tv when your ill such as This Morning, Bargain Hunt or Homes Under the Hammer. 
  50. Having breakfast in bed. 
Can you relate to any of these British quirks? Love to hear your thoughts in the comment section down below.

Cheers for reading X


  1. hahaha! This did make me chuckle. I do a lot of these things. x