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Old 03.06.2010, 11:04
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Re: What makes us look English?

The young girls dress the same no matter the weather, mid summer or deep winter. For example a thin blouse in winter and snow boots in summer.

When the lads are together, most conversation automatically move to football.


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Old 03.06.2010, 11:05
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Re: What makes us look English?

I think it's the top hat, monocle and umbrella I always carry.
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Old 03.06.2010, 18:07
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Doesn't this just perpetuate stereotypes?
Your response? Yep.....it certainly does!
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Old 03.06.2010, 18:19
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Re: What makes us look English?

I guess it's a ginger touch - no matter what your actual colour is.

Also a pink-ness on the skin

Bad teeth seems not be uncommon - as someone mentioned

And also the so english 'blah,blah,blah - quatsch' when drunk

..and as americans say - ''my two cents''

(in this case ''my two pennies'')
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Old 03.06.2010, 18:39
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Re: What makes us look English?

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Old 03.06.2010, 18:40
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Re: What makes us look English?

Why is this thread going soooo sloooow eh?

Is it because we, others, have in fact way more manners and don't b1tch away as much on you as you do on us?!
I wonder I wonder ... hum ... now there's a great mystery to solve ...
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Old 03.06.2010, 18:57
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Re: What makes us look English?

Because most of the time we cant be arsed to speak the local lingo and if the local does'nt understand then turn up the volume in English to see if they get the point.

Or just the fact that we are the "dogs bolloks"
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Old 03.06.2010, 18:59
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Re: What makes us look English?

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Aviator sunglasses...

Like an extended episode of Airwolf in London at the moment...
Dude, you so dated yourself.
Of course, for a second, I thought you were talking about Blue Thunder.
I just dated my self.
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Old 03.06.2010, 19:17
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Why is this thread going soooo sloooow eh?

Is it because we, others, have in fact way more manners and don't b1tch away as much on you as you do on us?!
I wonder I wonder ... hum ... now there's a great mystery to solve ...
I wondered the same thing......maybe you're right
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Old 03.06.2010, 19:54
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Old 03.06.2010, 21:59
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Why is this thread going soooo sloooow eh?

Is it because we, others, have in fact way more manners and don't b1tch away as much on you as you do on us?!
I wonder I wonder ... hum ... now there's a great mystery to solve ...

If you look at the title of this thread and compare it to the thread on "swiss looks" you see that there is a small but important difference:

"What makes you look swiss?" asks everyone what they consider to be typically swiss "style", whereas "What makes us look English?" is only directed at people of English origin, asking them how they would like to be seen in terms of stereotypes...
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Old 03.06.2010, 22:02
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If you look at the title of this thread and compare it to the thread on "swiss looks" you see that there is a small but important difference:

"What makes you look swiss?" asks everyone what they consider to be typically swiss "style", whereas "What makes us look English?" is only directed at people of English origin, asked them how they would like to be seen in terms of stereotypes...
I was wondering if the OP meant british also instead of english....
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Old 03.06.2010, 22:20
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Re: What makes us look English?

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I was wondering if the OP meant british also instead of english....
Come on! Have some sense man - we certainly don't look Welsh or Scottish...
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Old 03.06.2010, 22:21
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Come on! Have some sense man - we certainly don't look Welsh or Scottish...
have no clue...besides the accent you all look similar and odd to me
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Old 03.06.2010, 22:31
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Re: What makes us look English?

Quite simply, it is hard to define an English look because we are a mongrel and thereby impure race... very well cultured and mannered, but mongrel nontheless.

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Old 03.06.2010, 22:41
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Re: What makes us look English?

When you see people queing patiently, most probably they are English
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Old 03.06.2010, 22:47
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When you see people queing patiently, most probably they are English
Especially if they are wearing a string vest with a knotted hankie on their heads and socks and sandals on their feet.
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Re: What makes us look English?

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Re: What makes us look English?

I must admit , I was in London a few weeks ago for the first time in 10 years and god are the women pretty( much prettier then here I must say, besides my gf of course haha) other than that it is the clear distinct that people do not give a crap about what they look like (this is for some of the extreem dressers)

Otherwise I find you can tell a brit like you can tell an American. There is just something about you guys that makes you different (maybe the jollyness?)
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Old 03.06.2010, 23:32
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Re: What makes us look English?

I was in Barcelona last weekend for Primavera Festival. Curiously enough, I was telling my festival partner that I was 10/10 on picking out Brits. Pasty, poorly dressed, and just downright nerdy.
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