20 Weird British Thoughts That Actually Make A Good Point
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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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.