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Britain

  1. swearing
    Here’s a Detailed Guide to British ProfanityFrom “bloody” to “bellend.”
  2. The British Olympic Team Was Segregated by Medal Winners on the Flight Home“Your ticket says you didn’t win a medal. Head to coach.” 
  3. war games
    Report Says Britain Cited The Rock to Enter IraqThe report was commissioned in 2009.
  4. Rediscovering Eric Idle’s Post-Python Sketch Show, ‘Rutland Weekend […] The TV show you just worked on has ended. It did reasonably well, running a few seasons, but it was definitely a fringe success. You and your […]
  5. honours
    Benedict Cumberbatch Somehow Became Even More BritishHe was named a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to performing arts and charity.
  6. Inside Britain’s Growing Comedy CrisisFor the past few years, America has been experiencing a spectacularly creative comedy boom that continues to grow. But in the UK, the comedy […]
  7. mix-ups
    Someone at Britain’s X Factor Got Their Spice Girls Mixed UpNot acceptable.
  8. Comedian Spike Milligan Solves Ancient Hospital Gown ConundrumMany have tried and failed to sort out the matter of too-long or -short dressing gowns. Great minds have disintegrated in the slippery […]
  9. Monty Python vs. the CensorsBefore its release in 1975, Monty Python and the Holy Grail was viewed by someone from the British Board of Film Classification, the group that […]
  10. Gervais and Merchant Tackle Dwarf Comedy with Life’s Too ShortRicky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have yet another show coming to British television, with the latest called Life’s Too Short: “As with the […]
  11. britain
    Britain Overrun by Virtuosic, Opera-Singing EyesoresIs Greg Pritchard the new Susan Boyle?