Posts in: Differalities

UK - USA Differalities (3) : Presenters

Why do American TV sports announcers speak with that aggressive, phony, half scream. They could just talk.

Then again why do English announcers pretend they are American.

One of an occasional series of posts commenting on the 'commonalities' that divide the UK and the US.

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UK - USA Differalities (2) : Tea

“Listen and learn, son. Tea is a herb that’s been dried out so to bring it back to life, you have to infuse it in boiling water. That is boiling water and everywhere I’ve been in this country, they slap down a cup of tepid nonsense, you know, with the tea bag lying beside it, which means I’ve got to go through the ridiculous business of dunking it in the lukewarm piss waiting for the slightest change of color to occur. And at my age, I haven’t got the time.”

Muriel - The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

One of an occasional series of posts commenting on the 'commonalities' that divide the UK and the US.

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UK - USA Differalities (1) : Football

In The UK there is a sport played with the feet - called Football.

In The USA there is a sport played with the hands - called Football.

One of an occasional series of posts commenting on the 'commonalities' that divide the UK and the US.

See them all here.


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