*Yet another spin-off!* What do you associate the UK with?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
841 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Rain. Lots and lots of rain. And terrible food! I studied abroad in England for a year and I lost 20 pounds because I hardly ever ate. I couldn’t stand the food lol.

Also, tea and biscuits 🙂

Post # 4
9037 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Rainy weather.  Royalty.

Post # 6
265 posts
Helper bee

tea, scones, prince william and kate

Post # 8
5208 posts
Bee Keeper

@whybee:  Three things I really love:
1) Awesome music such as the Beatles, Led Zepplin and Pink Floyd

2) Tea….I love tea!

3) Beautiful accents. It doesn’t matter what the debate is about, if one of the debaters has a britsh accent, they automatically sound right, lol. 

Post # 9
694 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

rain as pp’s have said and HARRY POTTER!!!

Post # 10
428 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

The Queen, rain and fog, punk music, tea, accents (some of which I can’t understand at all), double-decker buses, pubs.

Edit: and sarcasm! One of my British friends is the most sarcastic person I’ve ever met. 

Post # 11
841 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@whybee:  I just remember the food being really really bland. It may just be because I’m American and everything here is over-seasoned and over-salted, but I love my salt and seasoning!

ETA: although England did have more awesome Indian restaurants than anywhere else I’ve been, and I love Indian food, so I ate at those a lot.

ETA again: Oh. My. Goodness. I forgot to say CLOTTED CREAM! I am obsessed with it, and you can’t get it here in the states, which is seriously the most depressing food story of all time. I even tried to make my own one time (miserable failure, btw).

Post # 12
2132 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Harry Potter/Hogwarts, tea, telephone boxes, Kate Middleton…

Post # 14
239 posts
Helper bee

*bad weather (rainy, cold)

*ALOT of drinking (BEER)

*Sophisticated people (royalty)

*Red photo booths

* Amazing accents lol

*Not as many food chains (Mcdonalds, Taco bell, ect) 

* Beautiful views/buildings


Post # 15
5460 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Fish & chips


Awesome accents

Less than awesome teeth

Royal Family (I know it’s not true, but I imagine that everyone knows them and like, says hello at the grocery store and stuff)


Post # 16
4395 posts
Honey bee

The royals, bad teeth (sorry), sophisticated accents, rain/fog, expensive costs of living, those fuzzy tall hats on the red-uniformed soldiers.

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