What British People really mean when they say ...

The British tendency to politeness can cause problems, we don't always seem to say what we mean ... well, we do but it's couched in British politeness.

So for all my foreign friends, here's a table to help you translate :-)

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And another example of the famous British reserve :-)


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Source article: The Telegraph: Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit

Jamie Whitehorn

Jamie Whitehorn

A self proclaimed geek who loves technology, data, computers and science; but balances this by spending time with his wonderful better half and their dogs and horses in the countryside.

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