We Brits are very good at not saying what we actually mean. Maybe its something about the fact that we used to ‘rule the waves’ and now we don’t. Maybe we have a hidden agenda – you know just trying to work out how to get all that ‘Power and Glory’ back. Or maybe we’re just a load of duplicitous swine.
I don’t tell it how it is…
Here we take a look at what the British say, what they mean, and how the rest of the world interprets us.
This is a classic British way of saying ‘shut up’!
A commonly used phrase in UK meetings which attempts to kill someone’s thought process quick.
Our self-deprecation is just a clever ruse.
So there you go. We Brits never say what we mean (except for Alan Sugar – now there’s a chap who tells it like it is!)