We’re all big fans of the brilliant Twitter account @soverybritish – which sums up the best of what it’s like to live in the UK – and the little foibles we go through every single day in order to simply survive.
We’ve taken the liberty of putting together 12 of their finest tweets for your delight and delectation. Sit back with a cuppa and enjoy some Very British Problems.
“Shall we go out for dinner tonight – I fancy an Indian?”
“Could do” (I really want to stay in, watch Corrie and eat my bodyweight in Wotsits, thanks)
Just shut up, OK?
“and then I said to Tarquin, you’ll never get that turmeric stain out of your linen suit, he proceeded to pour white wine on it, naturally he ruined it and I had to tell him he’d ruined his trousers….and then and then….argh!”
“are you quite finished?”
Everything isn’t OK
“Yes, hello – is that the fire brigade? If it’s not too much trouble, could you send someone round, just whenever it’s convenient….problem? My house has burned down and all my possessions have gone up in smoke…no rush”
Brexit brexit brexit
Or, “let me be clear on this…” Or “We’ve heard nothing positive from either side” Or “This is a vote for ordinary decent people who just want to keep all their problems bottled up”
Why does it take so long to say goodbye? Just go!
When a stranger blanks you
You never know whether to nod to someone on the street – or whether they’ll respond. If they don’t you feel like a lemon.
Summer has failed to install.
No. Still no sign of it. June 27th and the central heating is on.
I’ll just put this away, it’ll take me all of 30 seconds
Imagine what would happen if you put the pepper away first?
I need to get away from this person quickly
I do this with my shopping bags. What of it?
We’ve all been there. And we’ve all tutted at the queue jumpers.
“Kind regards, and stop being a retard”
Summer problems part 2
No sleep till September