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Oh So British – 12 Problems That Sum Up Life in the UK

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.

Could do

Via @soverybritish Twitter
Via @soverybritish Twitter

“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?

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

“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

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

“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

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

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”

Bye.

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

Why does it take so long to say goodbye? Just go!

When a stranger blanks you

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

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.

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

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

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

Imagine what would happen if you put the pepper away first?

I need to get away from this person quickly

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

I do this with my shopping bags. What of it?

Queue dancing

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

We’ve all been there. And we’ve all tutted at the queue jumpers.

e-mail snark

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

“Kind regards, and stop being a retard”

Summer problems part 2

via @soverybritish Twitter
via @soverybritish Twitter

No sleep till September



Kit Dwyer
Writer and comedian. I've been freelancing since 2009. The last 4 years I've been an SEO specialist. In my spare time I blog about new music. I will publish a novel one day, instead of telling everyone about it.

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