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Opening the curtains to see where your house has been blown to overnight
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 17
Phrases that mean nothing will happen: Leave it with me I’ll have a word I’ll see what I can find Consider it done I’ll make some calls I’ll think about it Certainly a possibility Let’s come back to that Good idea Maybe It’s on my list Might see you down there I’ll look into it
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 8
It’ll make everything better for a bit
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 14
Levels of saying “I want to leave”: 1. Sitting on edge of sofa 2. Looking at watch 3. Saying “is that the time?” 4. Slapping thighs 5. Saying “right” 6. Placing mug near sink 7. Putting on coat 8. Saying “right” again You’re staying for at least another hour at this point.
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 13
“Sorry, could I just squeeze by?” <person doesn’t move an inch> “Thanks”
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 12
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 11
“Never mind, eh” - Translation: Well that’s all my hopes crushed for the foreseeable. Tea?
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 10
“It’s completely up to you” - Translation: It’s your turn to get it wrong
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 10
“A bit of an upset” - Translation: A complete and utter catastrophe in every possible way
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Mara “Get Rid of the Nazis” Wilson Jan 9
Titles I‘d fully believe were British TV shows: Beamish and Quigley The Quite Corking Quiz Show Shan’t We Tell the Vicar? A Bee’s As Good As A Bonnet Up Your Arse, Alistair! That Isn’t How We Do It in Lincolnshire, That Isn’t How We Do It At All Just Joanna Lumley
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 8
“Yeah, not bad, getting there!” - Translation: Life is falling apart
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 8
It’ll make everything better for a bit
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 7
Trying to act relaxed and interested in the Sunday lunch conversation, whilst being acutely aware that there’s not nearly enough gravy
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 6
“Oh I’d love to, but...” - Translation: I’d rather eat a handful of sand
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 6
January dilemmas (From Very British Problems Volume 3: )
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 6
Thinking the cash point should have a “are you sure you want to do this to yourself right now?” page when you press to check your bank balance
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 5
“How long have I had a cold? Since October 2017”
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 5
“Slight change of plan” - Translation: This new, hastily cobbled-together plan bears absolutely no relation to the original plan
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 3
I just like personal space
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VeryBritishProblems Jan 3
“I wouldn’t worry if I were you” - Translation: I’m not worried because I’m not you
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