For a start, everything we do is apparently French, therefore charming.
If we happen to be wearing some sort of lipstick and have a haircut that’s not basically shaved or ridiculously long, we’ll get compared to Amelie Poulain.
I know this is terribly cliché, but it is also the straightforward truth. Many of the liberals – or the Labor Party as they’re called over here – believe the institution is ridiculous. He finds this offensive, and it has become a regular part of my day, being told I ought to expand my taste. He feels I owe it to both myself and to him to invest time and affection in shows like “Peep Show,” “The IT Crowd,” and “Her and Him.” So I’m trying.
My experience with the Brits has revealed polarizing reactions to the monarchy. “You only like American TV.” It is true that, as Americans, we don’t grow up watching much British TV. What this means, at least for me and my boyfriend, is that he has a real taste for the American sitcom, but I lack a taste for the British.
A less obvious charm of the rosbif would be their near total incapacity to not be awkward in social situations.
While the French tend to be extremely straightforward and hit on anything with a pulse and a cleavage, the Brits will either need to down half a dozen pints or be convinced that you’re the love of their life to make a move.
The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.Another frankly outdated cliché playing in our favour is our apparent God-like knowledge of food and wine.Given that for most of the people I’ve met here, anything that doesn’t taste worse than vinegar counts as decent, my very vague ability to match a certain meal with a certain wine has baffled more than one.S., I often get this question: “What’s the difference between dating American and Swedish men?” After ransacking my own experiences and discussing with my girlfriends over endless bottles of wine, it all comes down to seven differences.