The term ‘mate’ is commonly used to describe a close friend or somebody we like to hang out with.
‘Yeah I’m just going out with my mates tonight’ ‘It’s cool, we’re just mates’ We say it all the time, perhaps way too much.
So seriously, why on earth do you call your version of football, football?
Maybe I’ve been hiding in a ditch my whole life, but the last time I checked, your version of the sport ‘football’ predominantly involved using your HANDS to maneuver the ball around – NOT YOUR FEET. Needless to say with the excessive use of capitals in that previous paragraph, I’m pretty passionate about this subject – like any other stereotypical Brit.
If it is pissing down and your British boyfriend is both pissed and pissed off and in need of taking a piss, then you just use your brolly (umbrella) to navigate your way (i.e.
Or they’d swap numbers, text/call and at some stage arrange to meet up, which, after some alcohol, would lead to a kiss. In America one puts one’s credentials up front – “I’ve done great in business, please respect me.” If you try that in Britain they will think you an ego-maniac with poor self-confidence and behavioral problems. Brits are more arrogant in the Mr Darcy, quiet but composed, kind of manner, where they pretend everything is jolly good.
At parties I was likened to Harry Potter and asked to say phrases like “you’re a wizard Harry”.
I'd like to think that I did know, but judging by how headfirst I was diving into the relationship, I couldn't have been sure.
Jamie from Have Your Pick (who typically helps men become more successful with women through an understanding of the latest psychology) has written 5 great tips to help you bag yourself a Brit for 2013, and provides fresh insight into the typical British male! The Danger of Saying “Soccer” to a British Guy First things first we have to clear up one issue that continues to bug me and every other British guy out there.
We love you American girls we really do, but you have to understand that one of your most iconic sports has got it completely wrong. just like the name suggests should be used to describe a sport that consists of a certain degree of contact between your FOOT and a BALL.
How does a girl from Texas end up with a tendency to go after English guys? Three years and four English boyfriends later, I was left wondering the same thing.
In my defense, I'd say Gwyneth Paltrow, who recently announced her separation from Chris Martin—who, in turn, blamed the breakup on his own lack of enthusiasm for life—would probably understand the initial attraction.
Not only is it home to millions of fish, it also drives a very literal wedge between the UK and our American counterparts.