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Let's be low-class British people

I'm a council house!

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by Anonymousreply 265March 21, 2023 4:10 PM

Ello!

by Anonymousreply 1March 15, 2023 5:31 AM

Poor isn't the same as low-class, OP

by Anonymousreply 2March 15, 2023 5:32 AM

I'm the child in the pub till closing!

by Anonymousreply 3March 15, 2023 5:33 AM

That Meghan is the devil she is!

by Anonymousreply 4March 15, 2023 5:33 AM

I’m the drunken slags!

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by Anonymousreply 5March 15, 2023 5:41 AM

I’m Royalty, and was taught to believe that royalty is a real thing, or that it actually matters!

Basically, I’m clueless AF.

by Anonymousreply 6March 15, 2023 5:44 AM

Also, this is the true meaning of low class.

by Anonymousreply 7March 15, 2023 5:45 AM

I’m a chav.

by Anonymousreply 8March 15, 2023 5:48 AM

I’m the “Mrs. Brown’s Boys” boxset.

by Anonymousreply 9March 15, 2023 5:51 AM

I'm most of what passes for the middle class in the UK today.

by Anonymousreply 10March 15, 2023 5:59 AM

I’m class consciousness. I am actually more pervasive in the USA these days.

by Anonymousreply 11March 15, 2023 6:02 AM

I'm every slutty gal who won't need to make any kind of efforts in life, since I know I'll end up as a WAG (and maybe beard) for any Premier League player.

by Anonymousreply 12March 15, 2023 6:03 AM

I'm OP, thinking it's funny to mock people who don't have much money. And R2 is bang on.

Therefore I'll be the Brit phrase "dosh don't make you posh".

by Anonymousreply 13March 15, 2023 6:09 AM

‘Ello Luv!

by Anonymousreply 14March 15, 2023 6:09 AM

I'm the bacon butty.

by Anonymousreply 15March 15, 2023 7:05 AM

I’m the class, it’s great innit?

by Anonymousreply 16March 15, 2023 7:06 AM

I voted remain

by Anonymousreply 17March 15, 2023 7:07 AM

I'm their obsession with the Royals.

by Anonymousreply 18March 15, 2023 7:08 AM

I'm the decayed teeth.

by Anonymousreply 19March 15, 2023 7:09 AM

I’m the Glasgow smile.

by Anonymousreply 20March 15, 2023 7:10 AM

R17 is projecting

by Anonymousreply 21March 15, 2023 7:11 AM

I'm a sink estate.

by Anonymousreply 22March 15, 2023 7:19 AM

I'm a Traveller. I give the English poor somebody even they can look down on.

by Anonymousreply 23March 15, 2023 7:26 AM

I'm the tattoos that cover every square inch of low class British peoples bodies.

by Anonymousreply 24March 15, 2023 7:29 AM

Here is a video of low class British people visiting New York. They seem pleasant enough but he certainly has the requisite tattoos.

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by Anonymousreply 25March 15, 2023 7:32 AM

Oh, I say! This sounds like grand fun.

by Anonymousreply 26March 15, 2023 7:34 AM

I’m the private school education. Which is actually public school everywhere else in the world.

by Anonymousreply 27March 15, 2023 7:38 AM

I’m the spray tan.

by Anonymousreply 28March 15, 2023 7:38 AM

I was born in my parents farmhouse. NHS or not, we don't need to go to hospital to have a kid. And forget about them there circumcisions. That's for the royals and other toffs. Oh and for jews and muzzies not CofE folk.

by Anonymousreply 29March 15, 2023 7:44 AM

I'm Plastic Palace Alice

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by Anonymousreply 30March 15, 2023 7:44 AM

I’m the Adidas tracksuit.

by Anonymousreply 31March 15, 2023 7:57 AM

I'm the Frosty Jack.

by Anonymousreply 32March 15, 2023 8:53 AM

I'm the cheapo plastic surgery - helium filled lips, BOTOX and faecal-brown tan. Topped off with giant logo T-Shirt, tiny dog on lead, skin-tight leggings half way up the ass-crack. Copy and paste for accompanying baby-daddy (add tats).

by Anonymousreply 33March 15, 2023 9:09 AM

I'm the innit. INNIT???

by Anonymousreply 34March 15, 2023 9:11 AM

We're the Beckhams!

by Anonymousreply 35March 15, 2023 9:29 AM

I’m the tendency toward violence at the slightest provocation.

by Anonymousreply 36March 15, 2023 9:43 AM

I'm the balm cake filled with black pudding....fuck yeah.

by Anonymousreply 37March 15, 2023 10:27 AM

Well you fucked that one up, R27.

by Anonymousreply 38March 15, 2023 10:30 AM

I'm the pie, mash and liquor. Delicious!

by Anonymousreply 39March 15, 2023 10:45 AM

I'm the mums of the older generation who used to get together on a Tuesday and scrub the walkways and steps of those council blocks.

by Anonymousreply 40March 15, 2023 10:47 AM

I'm Brexit

by Anonymousreply 41March 15, 2023 10:47 AM

I'm Essex-born Peachy

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by Anonymousreply 42March 15, 2023 10:56 AM

I'm Manchester United

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by Anonymousreply 43March 15, 2023 11:13 AM

To me, you're all plebs.

by Anonymousreply 44March 15, 2023 11:14 AM

Only Americans would confuse class with wealth.

It explains a lot.

by Anonymousreply 45March 15, 2023 11:15 AM

I'm a very old American whose only experience of Britain and its culture is from Keeping up Appearances or Downton Abbey.

by Anonymousreply 46March 15, 2023 11:17 AM

I’m clutching 17 magazines from alleged royal family EXPERTS in the media. It’s all true y’know.

by Anonymousreply 47March 15, 2023 11:18 AM

I’m the dilapidated Ford Cortina parked in the front garden.

by Anonymousreply 48March 15, 2023 11:19 AM

I'm the WAGs

by Anonymousreply 49March 15, 2023 11:28 AM

I’m British.

by Anonymousreply 50March 15, 2023 11:29 AM

R48 Are you posting from the 70s?

by Anonymousreply 51March 15, 2023 11:32 AM

I've just returned from my chartered, package trip to Disneyworld (Orlando). I've bought the tackiest souvenirs I could find, and now I think I'm posh and well-travelled.

by Anonymousreply 52March 15, 2023 11:32 AM

95% of footballers despite them being millionaires.

by Anonymousreply 53March 15, 2023 11:43 AM

I'm the cans of lager drunk from the can anywhere and don't forget the packet of fags.

by Anonymousreply 54March 15, 2023 11:47 AM

Question: is council housing 100% subsidized housing or are tenants expected to pay a portion of the rent? Also, who is considered the "council"? Is that the district authority, subsided by taxpayers, that presumably pays for the housing?

by Anonymousreply 55March 15, 2023 11:48 AM

Their social housing looks to be heads and tails above American social housing. Our housing projects are disgraceful and scary. Section Eight housing does nothing but destroy neighborhoods.

by Anonymousreply 56March 15, 2023 11:50 AM

If American Section Eight recipients were moved into the British developments you would see the same result

by Anonymousreply 57March 15, 2023 11:54 AM

I'm the stag weekend in Magaluf.

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by Anonymousreply 58March 15, 2023 12:31 PM

I'm the doner kebab takeaway after downing 14 pints

by Anonymousreply 59March 15, 2023 12:37 PM

We are Onslow and Daisy.

by Anonymousreply 60March 15, 2023 12:53 PM

And Vicky Pollard

by Anonymousreply 61March 15, 2023 12:55 PM

I am high tea — a working class, blue collar meal often mistaken for afternoon tea.

by Anonymousreply 62March 15, 2023 12:59 PM

'Am ve horf teef

by Anonymousreply 63March 15, 2023 1:03 PM

[quote]I am high tea — a working class, blue collar meal often mistaken for afternoon tea.

Oh, dear. High tea is afternoon tea. The evening meal is just called 'tea'.

by Anonymousreply 64March 15, 2023 1:06 PM

R62 You're so clueless. No-one in the UK takes 'high tea'.

I'm a Brit and have barely heard of it. You think we all stop work mid-afternoon? It doesn't happen.

by Anonymousreply 65March 15, 2023 1:06 PM

We're the TV shows made just for you, like Love Island and Jeremy Kyle.

by Anonymousreply 66March 15, 2023 1:09 PM

I'm from Trinidad.

by Anonymousreply 67March 15, 2023 1:14 PM

[quote] Oh, dear. High tea is afternoon tea. The evening meal is just called 'tea'.

Wrong.

High tea us served at a high table and is basically a supper. It includes heavier and less-refined food than afternoon tea. Think eggs, cheese, meat rather than small sandwiches and scones.

Afternoon tea (or ‘low tea’ is traditionally served at 4:00 and is followed by a proper dinner around 8:09. Afternoon tea has fallen out of favor except for large hotels catering to tourists and Downton Abbey fans.

High tea is traditionally served in place of dinner, usually around 6:00 or so.

by Anonymousreply 68March 15, 2023 1:15 PM

I'm Katie Price! Or Kerry Katona!

by Anonymousreply 69March 15, 2023 1:16 PM

I ain’t bovvered.

by Anonymousreply 70March 15, 2023 1:16 PM

[quote] R62] You're so clueless. No-one in the UK takes 'high tea'. I'm a Brit and have barely heard of it. You think we all stop work mid-afternoon? It doesn't happen.

No, I’m afraid you are wrong.

No, I do not think people stop work for high tea. It’s nothing more than supper and so people eat it when they arrive home from work. You don’t seem to understand what it is. See above.

by Anonymousreply 71March 15, 2023 1:17 PM

R71 I'm British. I live in London. I've lived here for 42 years. Yet you continue to tell me about my life and culture?

by Anonymousreply 72March 15, 2023 1:20 PM

In a Britain where a creature such as Meghan Markle is a duchess and calling the shots, who ISN'T low-class there now?

by Anonymousreply 73March 15, 2023 1:25 PM

[quote] I'm British. I live in London. I've lived here for 42 years. Yet you continue to tell me about my life and culture?

Yes, that’s right. Knowledge has nothing to do with residency. I know for a fact that what high tea is and what afternoon tea is.

I never said these customs are still followed. I simply offered a definition because a good many Americans confuse the two. A friend of mine just wrote to me yesterday to say that she helped her priest serve a high tea to some major benefactors. What she really did was help her priest serve afternoon tea. People mistakenly think that “high” means better, nicer, more upper class. But it’s rather the opposite.

by Anonymousreply 74March 15, 2023 1:28 PM

R65, if you be are truly a Brit, as you say, why would you think that one stops work mid-afternoon for high tea when everyone knows it’s supper and one eats supper when one gets home from work?

by Anonymousreply 75March 15, 2023 1:30 PM

R22 - WTF is a "sink estate"????

by Anonymousreply 76March 15, 2023 1:31 PM

R75 I am truly a Brit and I'm telling you the term 'high tea' doesn't exist these days. Even 'supper' is rarely used. Your ideas about British customs are out of date.

by Anonymousreply 77March 15, 2023 1:34 PM

I'm EastEnders.

by Anonymousreply 78March 15, 2023 1:41 PM

r77, do you say "dinner"?

by Anonymousreply 79March 15, 2023 1:45 PM

"Afternoon tea has fallen out of favor except for large hotels catering to tourists and Downton Abbey fans."

R68 - When in London, I went to a "low" tea. Some dude ask if I wanted milk in my tea. I said " no, just lemon & sugar". The look on his face was one for the record. Of course, he new I was a Yank as I was wearing white athletic shoes.

by Anonymousreply 80March 15, 2023 1:46 PM

[quote] Of course, he new I was a Yank as I was wearing white athletic shoes.

And perhaps because your spelling is so creative.

by Anonymousreply 81March 15, 2023 1:50 PM

The addition of the word "high" to the phrase "high tea" is believed to differentiate between the afternoon tea that is traditionally served on low, comfortable, parlor chairs or relaxing in the garden and the worker’s after-work high tea that is served at the table and seated on high back dining chairs.

Today, the evening meal in working-class households is still often called "tea" but as working patterns have changed yet again, many households now refer to the evening meal as supper.

by Anonymousreply 82March 15, 2023 1:54 PM

I’m a quick shag before high tea because he dropped his bowsers and I saw 👀 his bum, I did!

by Anonymousreply 83March 15, 2023 1:55 PM

R82 - I thought the evening meal was "dinner" and "supper" was a meal served around midnight after a ball or large party.

In the UK, what is the difference between "dinner" and "supper"?

by Anonymousreply 84March 15, 2023 1:57 PM

well, it ainty, ya bloody git

by Anonymousreply 85March 15, 2023 2:06 PM

R80- You mean

SNEAKERS 👟

by Anonymousreply 86March 15, 2023 2:06 PM

I'm the 15 year old girl who was raped by many Asian men; I went to the police about it and they ignored me, I went to the social services and they ignored and I finally went to my teachers and they ignored me. The press will either be too scared to report on this or just not care, once the story does break everyone who dares talk about the obvious issues will be called racist and the question of maybe I deserved it will be raised. But if a nice, middle class girl is attacked by any man, then it will be all over the papers and something will be done. I will turn into a lost soul who will be called a slag and chav.

by Anonymousreply 87March 15, 2023 2:09 PM

I wonder who started the thread a yank or Brit?

by Anonymousreply 88March 15, 2023 2:13 PM

I am Hyacinth Bucket's sisters Rose, Daisy and Violet, and Daisy's husband Onslow.

by Anonymousreply 89March 15, 2023 2:23 PM

As an American if you can’t make heads or tails of what a Brit is saying chances are they are low class.

I never Difficulty understanding a well spoken Brit.

by Anonymousreply 90March 15, 2023 2:23 PM

I'm the Jack Grealish Troll. TWENTY-FIVE THREADS and I'm STILL A SHIT.

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by Anonymousreply 91March 15, 2023 2:27 PM

Shit

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by Anonymousreply 92March 15, 2023 2:28 PM

R12 hoy Baighbes!!!!

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by Anonymousreply 93March 15, 2023 2:29 PM

Shit

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by Anonymousreply 94March 15, 2023 2:30 PM

Shit

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by Anonymousreply 95March 15, 2023 2:30 PM

Shit

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by Anonymousreply 96March 15, 2023 2:31 PM

Blimey!

by Anonymousreply 97March 15, 2023 2:32 PM

Shit

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by Anonymousreply 98March 15, 2023 2:32 PM

R95 Bud from “Married With Children”

by Anonymousreply 99March 15, 2023 2:34 PM

^^Ooh ‘rent free’ as your American kids say. I’m flattered honestly and I’m sure Jack would be as well🐣

As you were chappers!

by Anonymousreply 100March 15, 2023 2:35 PM

Le shit

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by Anonymousreply 101March 15, 2023 2:35 PM

I'm the low-down catfight in the pub.

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by Anonymousreply 102March 15, 2023 2:38 PM

They're all low class.

by Anonymousreply 103March 15, 2023 2:40 PM

I won't take the Peggy Mitchell slander, you old slaaaag!

by Anonymousreply 104March 15, 2023 2:40 PM

GET OUTTA ME PUB!

by Anonymousreply 105March 15, 2023 2:41 PM

R76 A sink estate is pretty much just what it sounds like: "a British term used for a council housing estate with high levels of social problems, particularly crime."

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by Anonymousreply 106March 15, 2023 2:49 PM

The Monarchy

by Anonymousreply 107March 15, 2023 2:51 PM

R73- or someone as COMMON and AVERAGE as Harry calling himself a Prince

by Anonymousreply 108March 15, 2023 2:59 PM

Despite his apparent wealth, I'm jeremy clarkson's provincial & racist mindset.

by Anonymousreply 109March 15, 2023 3:02 PM

I’m the bucket of crabs. I get pulled down by all the other crabs if I try to improve myself. Who do you think you are!

Boundaries are enforced even inexplicably by those most disadvantaged by the system. It’s why many hate MM so much. She dared not to keep her place.

by Anonymousreply 110March 15, 2023 3:16 PM

I’m a soccer hooligan

by Anonymousreply 111March 15, 2023 3:25 PM

An English co worker once told me “chavs love Burberry” and every time I see someone wearing it I laugh

by Anonymousreply 112March 15, 2023 3:29 PM

I'm the best people in Britain and the only ones worth speaking to.

by Anonymousreply 113March 15, 2023 3:29 PM

I’m Katie Price

by Anonymousreply 114March 15, 2023 3:31 PM

Heh, R111, I was JUST watching this documentary yesterday about British football hooliganism in the 1980s, when it reached endemic levels.

All of this over a group of guys in t-shirts and shorts kicking a ball across a field.

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by Anonymousreply 115March 15, 2023 3:33 PM

I'm Miss Shirley Brahms of Grace Bothers Departmet Store. I'm a dead common commoner.

by Anonymousreply 116March 15, 2023 4:14 PM

I’m a bus driver on his way to Chicago to meet up with a micro-biologist who he met on the internet. Turns out it wasn’t “ just a fantasy”.

by Anonymousreply 117March 15, 2023 4:48 PM

If you want to see some low class Brit’s watch the series Band of Gold

by Anonymousreply 118March 15, 2023 5:49 PM

R118 also any Peter Kay sitcom or Lucas/Walliams sketchshow.

by Anonymousreply 119March 15, 2023 6:00 PM

I'm absolutely badgered in my Tower Hamlets bedsit.

by Anonymousreply 120March 15, 2023 6:24 PM

R120- Bedsitter people lament another days useless energy spent.

by Anonymousreply 121March 15, 2023 6:29 PM

I'm a funfair showman. My Waltzer was ranked number three. Same number as me teeth!

by Anonymousreply 122March 15, 2023 6:58 PM

I'm the buzz cut on the men and boys.

by Anonymousreply 123March 15, 2023 7:18 PM

R118 or Shameless.

by Anonymousreply 124March 15, 2023 9:14 PM

We're the obscenities that the male of the class needs to express himself.

by Anonymousreply 125March 15, 2023 9:35 PM

Do the posh watch Coronation Street, or is that strictly low-class too?

by Anonymousreply 126March 15, 2023 10:16 PM

I'm the letter T.

I'm extinct among the low-class Bri-ish people.

by Anonymousreply 127March 15, 2023 10:22 PM

I'm CLUSTRUHFAOWBIK, DARRUN!

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by Anonymousreply 128March 15, 2023 10:30 PM
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by Anonymousreply 129March 15, 2023 10:45 PM

[post redacted because linking to dailymail.co.uk clearly indicates that the poster is either a troll or an idiot (probably both, honestly.) Our advice is that you just ignore this poster but whatever you do, don't click on any link to this putrid rag.]

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by Anonymousreply 130March 15, 2023 10:52 PM

What a poor quality thread. ‘Britain’ includes Scotland and Wales and, as well as being laughable, most of these posts are about England. Btw, police in the US (pop c 330M) killed over a thousand people last year. Police in England and Wales (pop c 60M) killed less than ten. But have fun with your guns. We’ll stick with the ‘bad’ teeth.

by Anonymousreply 131March 15, 2023 10:57 PM

I’m the idea that I’m still superior to everyone in the world because I’m Bri-ish

by Anonymousreply 132March 15, 2023 11:14 PM

He’s been nicked, he ‘as.

by Anonymousreply 133March 15, 2023 11:15 PM

I’m Ty-phoo tea, I is

by Anonymousreply 134March 15, 2023 11:18 PM

I'm their loathing of anyone whose skin doesn't glow in the dark.

by Anonymousreply 135March 15, 2023 11:21 PM

I'm Spotted Dick

by Anonymousreply 136March 15, 2023 11:22 PM

Is England not part of Great Britain? Is all the same country, what's the problem? You have the same government, typical Brit, always scamming.

by Anonymousreply 137March 15, 2023 11:23 PM

I'm OP. I crawled up jack Grealish's ass and died.

by Anonymousreply 138March 15, 2023 11:49 PM

I'm Charlie's Angels.

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by Anonymousreply 139March 15, 2023 11:51 PM

I'm the 'gold' rings from Argos on every finger accompanied by the twenty chains which makes me look like a pasty fat White Mr T

by Anonymousreply 140March 15, 2023 11:53 PM

I'm Kathy Burke

by Anonymousreply 141March 15, 2023 11:54 PM

I'm the diazepam

by Anonymousreply 142March 15, 2023 11:57 PM

I'm the Sun and the Daily Mail

by Anonymousreply 143March 15, 2023 11:59 PM

I'm the fag hanging from Dot Cotton's mouth.

by Anonymousreply 144March 16, 2023 12:01 AM

I'm the turkey twizzlers for tea

by Anonymousreply 145March 16, 2023 12:02 AM

I'm the obese children

by Anonymousreply 146March 16, 2023 12:02 AM

I'm Danny Dong's massive scally/chav dong.

by Anonymousreply 147March 16, 2023 12:03 AM

I'm the teenage pregnancy (usually to a mixed race child)

by Anonymousreply 148March 16, 2023 12:04 AM

I'm the local run down Wetherspoons

by Anonymousreply 149March 16, 2023 12:05 AM

I'm the terrible kids names like 'Kelsey Jemima Rose' and 'Nevaeh' and 'Samson'

by Anonymousreply 150March 16, 2023 12:09 AM

This thread reminds me of the Slobs

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by Anonymousreply 151March 16, 2023 12:09 AM

I'm the gypsies/travellers known as Con artists running around picking pockets.

by Anonymousreply 152March 16, 2023 1:00 AM

Pickpockets? Amateurs. The Monarchy has stolen billions, on a global scale.

by Anonymousreply 153March 16, 2023 1:03 AM

R153 is an idiot.

Look to the Saudi when you say that, crank loon.

by Anonymousreply 154March 16, 2023 1:09 AM

I’m Kate Middleton

by Anonymousreply 155March 16, 2023 1:16 AM

I’m bubbles and squeak

by Anonymousreply 156March 16, 2023 1:16 AM

Typical snowflake Britt R154. All the britts are cunts. Just look at those hideous inbred faces. Frightening.

by Anonymousreply 157March 16, 2023 1:18 AM

Every second word out of my mouth is "cunt".

by Anonymousreply 158March 16, 2023 1:44 AM

I'm their acquiescent servility.

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by Anonymousreply 159March 16, 2023 1:50 AM

I can't wait for Cuntzilla to be Queef.

by Anonymousreply 160March 16, 2023 1:52 AM

I'm the cheerful mix and max of counterfeit designer pieces and Aldi fashion basics.

by Anonymousreply 161March 16, 2023 1:57 AM

I'm the cheerful mix of contempt and fascism mixed with age old racism.

by Anonymousreply 162March 16, 2023 2:31 AM

I'm a care worker

by Anonymousreply 163March 16, 2023 2:35 AM

I'm a Guy Ritchie wanna be mobster movie where everyone is being whacked over a missing bag of 10 000 pounds

by Anonymousreply 164March 16, 2023 2:38 AM

I’m Pippas pancake ass

by Anonymousreply 165March 16, 2023 2:45 AM

I'm a gift basket from Iceland.

by Anonymousreply 166March 16, 2023 3:20 AM

I’m three of the four Beatles bitches.

by Anonymousreply 167March 16, 2023 3:40 AM

I’m the hatchet faced horsey women who think of themselves as world class beauties

by Anonymousreply 168March 16, 2023 4:06 AM

I'm firty free years old.

by Anonymousreply 169March 16, 2023 4:15 AM

I'm the food package from an unmarried America woman

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by Anonymousreply 170March 16, 2023 4:19 AM

I’m a Croydon facelift.

by Anonymousreply 171March 16, 2023 4:20 AM

I’m the huge titties on Page 3.

by Anonymousreply 172March 16, 2023 4:21 AM

It's a right bloody palava, in'it?

by Anonymousreply 173March 16, 2023 4:23 AM

I'm eatin kurd.

by Anonymousreply 174March 16, 2023 5:17 AM

I'm the shower I had last week.

by Anonymousreply 175March 16, 2023 6:50 AM

I'M A COCK DESTROYER

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by Anonymousreply 176March 16, 2023 7:06 AM

We're the girls dressed for a weekend binge.

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by Anonymousreply 177March 16, 2023 8:20 AM

I’m gay white chav and I really fancy the Pakis.

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by Anonymousreply 178March 16, 2023 9:59 AM

I’m the shit faced drunk and arses and/or tits out stag and hen parties. We populate late night weekend city streets. Also can seen gathered and drunk at airports any time, night or day. We use words such as ‘lush’ and ‘mint’ to express our approval and approbation - especially when someone gets another round in.

by Anonymousreply 179March 16, 2023 12:39 PM

Let the toffs have the Oxford Comma. We got the Greengrocer's Apostrophe.

by Anonymousreply 180March 16, 2023 12:44 PM

Daisy and Onslow's residence is down the road.

by Anonymousreply 181March 16, 2023 12:46 PM

I’m the relief felt that I am not a low-class person in America, stuck in one of those places where schools require metal detectors, active shooter drills, and buckets of stones to fend of any armed teenager with a grudge. And where people just get on with their lives as if this is normal!

by Anonymousreply 182March 16, 2023 12:55 PM

We're the eels that once fed London's poor.

by Anonymousreply 183March 16, 2023 12:59 PM

I'm the largest possible flatscreen TV, left on loudly all day, pumping out my colourful trash of unachievable materialism, creating both want and resentment, successfully pulping the brains of all who worship me.

by Anonymousreply 184March 16, 2023 1:21 PM

[quote] I’m the relief felt that I am not a low-class person in America, stuck in one of those places where schools require metal detectors, active shooter drills, and buckets of stones to fend of any armed teenager with a grudge.

Often just called Blue Cities

by Anonymousreply 185March 16, 2023 1:29 PM

I'm "the meter," a staple in their homes. Better not run out of coins or prepayments if they want to cook or stay warm.

by Anonymousreply 186March 16, 2023 1:29 PM

[quote]Let's be low-class British people

In 98% of cases, that's a redundancy if you use the word "English."

by Anonymousreply 187March 16, 2023 1:35 PM

WHEN CAN WE BE JEWS!

by Anonymousreply 188March 16, 2023 1:40 PM

[quote] Police in England and Wales (pop c 60M) killed less than ten.

Oh, dear.

What language do they speak in England?

by Anonymousreply 189March 16, 2023 1:51 PM

I never Difficulty understanding a well spoken Brit.

But can they say the same thing about you?

by Anonymousreply 190March 16, 2023 1:56 PM

[quote] I never Difficulty understanding a well spoken Brit.

Oh, DEAR!

Christ, where the fuck are you from? Not only do you suck at writing a coherent sentence, but you don't know how to capitalize properly.

And yes, they can certainly say the same thing about me. I have a true and cultivated Mid-Atlantic accent.

by Anonymousreply 191March 16, 2023 2:10 PM

I'm the Essex girl who was halfway to Norway before I realized a 14 inch Viking was a TV set

by Anonymousreply 192March 16, 2023 2:12 PM

R190 looks like you made a fool of yourself.

[quote] I never Difficulty understanding a well spoken Brit.

Now try: "I never have difficulty understanding a well-spoken Brit."

You see, R190, you needed the word 'have' and you needn't capitalize 'difficulty' and you needed a hyphen with 'well-spoken.'

Not that hard.

by Anonymousreply 193March 16, 2023 2:12 PM

"Are we posh or are we tatty?"

by Anonymousreply 194March 16, 2023 2:12 PM

[quote]he new I was a Yank as I was wearing white athletic shoes.

oh FUCKING DEAR

by Anonymousreply 195March 16, 2023 2:13 PM

Wow. He recognized your Yankdom as you were wearing shoes? What the fuck does that have to do with it?

Do you think he would have recognized your Yankdom as you were wearing slippers?

I get recognized as a Yankees fan as I'm wearing a Yankees ball cap.

by Anonymousreply 196March 16, 2023 2:20 PM

I'm OP. The British Troll of The Data Lounge. My racism, sexism and homophobia is who I am.

by Anonymousreply 197March 16, 2023 2:28 PM

I'm the Virgin-Atlantic aircrew whose flight you hope you miss.

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by Anonymousreply 198March 16, 2023 2:32 PM

R193 direct your ire at R90

by Anonymousreply 199March 16, 2023 3:01 PM

200!

by Anonymousreply 200March 16, 2023 3:13 PM

I’m the “know what I mean?” that punctuates every other sentence.

by Anonymousreply 201March 16, 2023 3:15 PM

Calling people 'love'

by Anonymousreply 202March 16, 2023 3:16 PM

I’m the 6-seat stroller

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by Anonymousreply 203March 16, 2023 3:20 PM

I am everyone on the Coronation Street tour

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by Anonymousreply 204March 16, 2023 3:39 PM

I'm a bone dumb, poorly fed, poorly educated, overweight and dead drunk working class Brit. But however pathetic my situation, it will never be as pathetic or shaming as that of my American cousins.

Because unlike they, I will always have a safety net of state housing and medical care.

Because unlike they, I live in a country that looks after its poor, including its working poor.

It's not a country that enshrines free speech. It's not a country that believes in openness, and equality for all. But unlike the richest country in the world, which spits on its peasantry, this country of kings and queens, and lords and ladies, and vast inequality, nevertheless knows how to treat 'them downstairs'.

America has a very, VERY long way to go in emulating that achievement in respecting human dignity.

by Anonymousreply 205March 16, 2023 4:03 PM

R205 our country is so very much older and wiser and more tired than your bucking adolescent nation. We’ve had many centuries to learn from mistakes and to reach a kind of weary balance on the class fulcrum (still unfair, and still in peril of tipping, of course).

by Anonymousreply 206March 16, 2023 4:24 PM

I am the mixed race kids, lots and lots of mixed race kids, with a grandmother from Ireland and another from Jamaica. A grandpa who is Scottish and a grandpa who is Nigerian.

by Anonymousreply 207March 16, 2023 4:34 PM

^ I wouldn't even purchase a dog with that type of pedigree. I don't even think I'd rent one.

by Anonymousreply 208March 16, 2023 4:38 PM

R198 No worries. Virgin crews are frequently confused and miss the flight when they see the "Do Not Disturb" sign on the back of the hotel room door and won't leave.

by Anonymousreply 209March 16, 2023 4:47 PM

R207 I'm the incomprehensible accent of those kids.

by Anonymousreply 210March 16, 2023 4:51 PM

Bangers and mash I am I am bangers and mash I yam.

by Anonymousreply 211March 16, 2023 5:01 PM

I'm the british posh that is confused for trailer trash in every other part of the world... from their teeth to their girth without the mirth and their general disdain for everything.

by Anonymousreply 212March 16, 2023 6:55 PM

I'm a deep-fried Mars Bar, shoved into any orifice the user likes.

by Anonymousreply 213March 16, 2023 10:01 PM

How about the chip butty? Or worse, the crisp sandwich. In white bread of course.

by Anonymousreply 214March 17, 2023 3:23 AM

I always vote Tory even though I'm poor and the Tories want to keep me poor, but at least they'll make sure coloured people are poorer than me.

by Anonymousreply 215March 17, 2023 5:20 AM

[quote]I always vote Tory even though I'm poor

That's not my experience - poor people tend to vote Labour in the UK. You may be thinking of Trump supporters/red states in the US?

by Anonymousreply 216March 17, 2023 5:23 AM

It would have been better if you'd said 'I vote UKIP/BNP and think Nigel Farage has it right'.

by Anonymousreply 217March 17, 2023 5:26 AM

I shaged me mum's boyfriend...

by Anonymousreply 218March 17, 2023 8:23 AM

Working class Tories were a phenomenon once, as late as the 1970s and 1980s. Not sure it’s a thing now. I do know however in the last two General Elections many gay and Labour Party voters went Tory just for those elections.I had gay friends in the UK who told me they did so secretly. And in the last, landslide election, you had staunchly Labour areas (north of England for instance) which went Tory. In that election when the area north of Newcastle was reported Tory I knew it was going to be a landline. That area had voted Labour in election since there was a Labour Party. Whether this will happen next time is up in the air.

by Anonymousreply 219March 17, 2023 9:02 AM

I’ll be Australia.

by Anonymousreply 220March 17, 2023 9:22 AM

I’ll be Billy Elliott.

by Anonymousreply 221March 17, 2023 9:27 AM

I’ll be Adele.

by Anonymousreply 222March 17, 2023 9:28 AM

I’ll be the beggar woman.

by Anonymousreply 223March 17, 2023 9:29 AM

I’ll be Oliver.

by Anonymousreply 224March 17, 2023 9:30 AM

Oim biked beans on towst.

by Anonymousreply 225March 17, 2023 1:47 PM

I’ll be the chav in muddy trainers getting blown by me mates in a Triga film.

Any Triga film.

by Anonymousreply 226March 17, 2023 1:51 PM

I’m on the dole with my six kids friends from five different dads.

by Anonymousreply 227March 17, 2023 1:51 PM

I'm the homoerotic chav relationships.

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by Anonymousreply 228March 17, 2023 7:09 PM

R226 - I have no idea what a Triga film is, then again I do wear white tennis (athletic) shoes when not participating in tennis or athletics.

by Anonymousreply 229March 17, 2023 7:32 PM

I’ll be the gruel.

by Anonymousreply 230March 17, 2023 8:21 PM

I'm OP.

by Anonymousreply 231March 17, 2023 8:22 PM

I'm the Pearly King and Queen (de mortuis)

I'm also the rhythmic sly Cockney dialect that grew out of the thieves private coded speech in the docks area.

And I'm also the bells of St Mary's in Bow Street, within sound of which you have to be born or you can't really be a Cockney.

I'm also Alfred Doolittle, Long John Silver, Friar Tuck, Thomas Cromwell, Horatio Hornblower, and all the other sturdy "low-class" people on whose backs Britain was built: miners, lorry drivers, grocers, tobacconists, sailors, police, farmers . . .

by Anonymousreply 232March 17, 2023 8:33 PM

Too right, R167. Working-class hero? Middle-class wanker.

by Anonymousreply 233March 17, 2023 8:47 PM

I was going to be Thomas Cromwell next but r232 stole it from me.

Back to the drawing board.

by Anonymousreply 234March 17, 2023 8:49 PM

I'm OP.

by Anonymousreply 235March 17, 2023 8:49 PM

If you spill a man’s drink you will get head butted. Bad scene. Too much coke.

by Anonymousreply 236March 17, 2023 8:57 PM

I'm Harry Johnson, common as muck and hot as fuck.

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by Anonymousreply 237March 17, 2023 9:53 PM

R237- No thanks.

He eats too many English Breakfasts.

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by Anonymousreply 238March 18, 2023 12:19 AM

That looks like some shit out of The Last of Us!!!

by Anonymousreply 239March 18, 2023 3:05 AM

I'm the unwashed foreskin.

by Anonymousreply 240March 18, 2023 11:24 AM

Betfred's me second home.

by Anonymousreply 241March 18, 2023 1:24 PM

I'm Milo Y.

by Anonymousreply 242March 18, 2023 1:27 PM

We don't shop at Tesco's. It seems too posh.

by Anonymousreply 243March 18, 2023 6:51 PM

I’ll be Jack the Ripper’s victims

by Anonymousreply 244March 18, 2023 7:08 PM

R217 No, Nigel's not my kind. Tommy Robinson has it right.

by Anonymousreply 245March 18, 2023 7:32 PM

I’m an American. I have an opinion on everything, which is invariably incorrect. I know about “chavs” from reality tv. I laugh at the fact that they travel to the Costa del Sol for holidays while not reflecting on the fact that I possess no passport and am too scared of foreigners to leave my big dull square state.

by Anonymousreply 246March 18, 2023 8:45 PM

R246 No, you're not an American. You're just trying to hijack a thread that lets us have fun dumping on the Limeys. Real Americans enjoy that.

by Anonymousreply 247March 18, 2023 9:10 PM

“Limeys”? How old are you, gramps?

by Anonymousreply 248March 18, 2023 9:13 PM

Where is Jeremy Clarkson????

by Anonymousreply 249March 19, 2023 12:18 AM

R249 - at R109...

by Anonymousreply 250March 19, 2023 12:25 AM

I'm the thrice used Earl Grey tea bag.

by Anonymousreply 251March 19, 2023 1:06 AM

R251 Muppet, no low-class Brit drinks Earl Grey.

by Anonymousreply 252March 19, 2023 1:07 AM

R252 - Who does Drink Earl Grey tea? It is so weak, it taste like water.

by Anonymousreply 253March 19, 2023 1:31 AM

I'm the smegma under the foreskins they never wash.

by Anonymousreply 254March 19, 2023 1:46 AM

R253 The upper middle class and aristos are most likely, then the middle middle class although most don't. It's just extremely unlikely that a working class Brit would drink it. Standard teabags (no variety specified) is the norm.

by Anonymousreply 255March 19, 2023 7:21 AM

I’m posh but I like a bit of rough.

by Anonymousreply 256March 19, 2023 11:06 AM

I am a costermonger I yam.

by Anonymousreply 257March 19, 2023 1:46 PM

I'm David Attenborough. And what am I doing in this thread? I certainly don't belong here.

by Anonymousreply 258March 19, 2023 8:28 PM

I’m Esther Rantzen, R258. I do.

by Anonymousreply 259March 20, 2023 12:24 AM

I'm middle-class Owen Jones who is always championing the working-class, but they don't seem to appreciate it or me. Maybe it's because I'm obsessed with chavs, Muslims, and trans.

by Anonymousreply 260March 21, 2023 8:28 AM

We used to be known as the "working class", before Universal Credit.

by Anonymousreply 261March 21, 2023 12:28 PM

I joined the police force so I could freely behave like all men did in the 70s, in word and deed - but sadly due to so-called political correctness, this is all now being questioned.

by Anonymousreply 262March 21, 2023 1:34 PM

All of them.

by Anonymousreply 263March 21, 2023 2:07 PM

R26- Your words sound rather POSH.

by Anonymousreply 264March 21, 2023 2:41 PM

I'm the "charity shop" which caters to everyone but the poor.

by Anonymousreply 265March 21, 2023 4:10 PM
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