20 Weird British Thoughts That Actually Make A Good Point

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The Brits may have a checkered past, but their accents are on point. Their queen is basically an internet sensation, and their obsession with Adidas is only mildly concerning. With all this in mind, the UK is an interesting place that brings up a lot of unanswered questions. Check out r/showerthoughts for more interesting thoughts.

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    5,698 VOTES

    Most Countries Have An Independence Day, Except The UK Because Every Country Was Seeking Independence From Them

    From Redditor u/devansh1221:

    Most countries have an Independence day. Except UK because that is the country everyone was seeking Independence from.

    5,698 votes
  • 2
    4,339 VOTES

    Prince Charles Is Retirement Age And Hasn't Even Started The Job He Was Born To Do

    From Redditor u/shrimp_42:

    Prince Charles is nearly 5 years older than the UK men’s retirement age, and he’s not even started the job he was born to do.

    4,339 votes
  • 3
    4,251 VOTES

    Americans Pronounce Independence From Great Britain The 'British' Way: Fourth Of July

    From Redditor u/ern999:

    When Americans talk about the day they declared independence from Great Britain, the don't say the actual date the American way (July 4th). They say it the British way (4th of July).

    4,251 votes
  • 4
    3,571 VOTES

    Goes To Jail For TV... Watches TV In Jail

    From Redditor u/new-monkey:

    Here in the UK you can be sent to prison for not having a TV license and then watch television in prison without a license.

    3,571 votes
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    3,988 VOTES

    The 'King Of England' Sounds Wrong Since Queen Elizabeth's Everlasting Reign

    From Redditor u/Skinipin*s:

    Queen Elizabeth has been alive for so long that the title “King of England” now sounds wrong somehow.

    3,988 votes
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    3,272 VOTES

    We Live In A World Where 'Germany Vs. England' Is About Soccer, Not World Wars

    From Redditor u/newestJourney:

    We're lucky to live in a time when a search for "Germany vs. England" results in soccer scores as opposed to World War mentions.

    3,272 votes