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Very British Problems Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time by Rob Temple

Very British Problems Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time

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The joke’s on us, a merry prod at the British and their funny little ways, faux pas and general discombobulations. We may have, as Rob Temple points out, an unhealthy preoccupation with meteorology or have an obsessive interest in correct queuing etiquette but we can make a damn fine cup of tea!

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Very British Problems Making Life Awkward for Ourselves, One Rainy Day at a Time by Rob Temple

There's an epidemic sweeping the nation Symptoms include: *Acute embarrassment at the mere notion of 'making a fuss' *Extreme awkwardness when faced with any social greeting beyond a brisk handshake *An unhealthy preoccupation with meteorology Doctors have also reported several cases of unnecessary apologising, an obsessive interest in correct queuing etiquette and dramatic sighing in the presence of loud teenagers on public transport. If you have experienced any of these symptoms, you may be suffering from VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS. VERY BRITISH PROBLEMS are highly contagious. There is no known cure.

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Rob Temple is an award-winning features editor and the founder of @soverybritish.

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30th November 1999


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