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I was looking for some action but all I found was cigarettes and alcohol

I was looking for some action But all I found was cigarettes and alcohol You could wait for a lifetime To spend your days in the sunshine… Oasis Is there a more succinct way to epitomize student culture in the UK?

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The English in terms of tea, roast-beef and rain

The English can be explained by their Anglo-Saxon heritage and the influence of Methodists. But I prefer to explain them in terms of tea, roast-beef and rain. A people is first what it eats, drinks and gets pelted with. —Pierre Daninos, Major Thomson and I, (1957) from the Oxford Dictionary of Humorous

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Our cloudy climate and our chilly women

Our cloudy climate and our chilly women. Byron, Beppo, stanza 48

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He is the type who would discuss the weather with you

Do not be misled by memories of your youth when, on the Continent, wanting to describe someone as exceptionally dull, you remarked: ‘He is the type who would discuss the weather with you.’ In England this is an ever-interesting, even thrilling topic, and you must be good at discussing the weather. George

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The English climate has had a profound effect upon the English temperament

You often hear that the English climate has had a profound effect upon the English temperament. I don’t believe it. I believe they were always like that. Will Cuppy in W.C. Sellar and R.J. Yeatman, Garden Rubbish and Other Country Bumps (New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1937)

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Whenever I think of Hell

Whenever I think of Hell I cannot visualise it as a place of eternal fire, but as one of your English industrial towns on a day when the rain is pattering on the slate roofs and the wind is moaning up the street; a place where the horizon is bounded by dark
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