smoke said:...funny thing...i dared my friend to bark like a dog whilst walking behing a sh!tload of people around shaftsbury avenue.
she in turn did...and not a single person looked round, how's that for british politeness and stiff-upper-lip-ness.
Mycernius said:Have you ever thought that the English and the Japanese are alike in some ways?
Depends the situation...I met quite a lot of japanese students in Brighton and they were thinking that France is very advanced when it comes to art...Mycernius said:You forgot treating all foriegners as inferiors.
Mycernius said:You forgot treating all foriegners as inferiors.
on the flip side of that, i have seen british people be complete @rseholes on holiday (in the more tourist areas). demanding rather than asking, treating 'foreigners' as stupid because of the language barrier and generally being loud mouthed and boystrous...not saying that they aren't like this at home!!!Mycernius said:I think you'll find it more in their own country. I've seen English people be ever so polite abroad, but once they get home you are a 'Johnny Foreigner Type'.
...and the media is all too willing to let everyone know this!Mycernius said:I've seen a lot of people be ar$ehole$ on holiday after alcohol, not all of them British. Though I'll admit in some areas of Spain, British torurists are getting themselves a bad rep
mossko said:British people on the whole are generally nice, its just the Londoners usually have the wrong end of the stick and are known to be cold and unfriendly because the way the city is. Cold, wet, dirty with lots of nasty looking kids in tracksuits spitting and swearing on every corner.
this isn't restricted to london...it's 'Chav Culture' and it has spread across the country like a disease.mossko said:lots of nasty looking kids in tracksuits spitting and swearing on every corner.
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