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101 Reasons Why the British are the Best - By an American

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1. Queen Victoria
2. The Queen
3. Kate Middleton
4. Camilla Parker Bowles
5. Princess Diana
6. Prince Philip
7. Prince William
8. Prince Harry
9. Samantha Cameron
10. David Cameron
11. Prince Charles
12. Oxford
13. Cambridge
14. The London School of Economics
15. Freedom
16. Democracy
17. Open-mindedness
18. Eccentricity
19. J-walking is legal
20. The guys who work in the tube and on the trains
21. Pubs
22. The Olympics
23. The Jubilee
24. Street parties
25. Radio 4
26. Radio 2
27. The BBC in general
28. Parliament
29. The Empire
30. The Commonwealth
31. Never joining the Euro
32. Winston Churchill
33. Margaret Thatcher
34. The weather that makes everyone slightly mad
35. Irony
36. Stephen Fry
37. Michael Parkinson
38. The Hospice in the Weald
39. Michael Gove
40. The shipping forecast
41. Ascot
42. Glyndebourne
43. Henley
44. Wimbledon
45. The Chelsea Flower Show
46. Lloyd's of London
47. Niall Ferguson
48. Marks and Spencer
49. Tesco
50. Sainsburys
51. Floris
52. Penhaligon's
53. Superiority complex disguised by self-deprecation
54. The Hare in Langton Green
55. The Spa Hotel
56. Collins & Sons, even though they wouldn't loan me that sapphire pendant for my divorce party...and it was only next door!
57. The guy who let me have the Daily Mail from his cafe this morning
58. Marmite
59. Hovis Original Granary
60. Kent College Pembury
61. Sir Paul
62. Ozzy
63. Aristocrats that drive shit cars
64. A class system that means that no one thinks they're entitled to anything
65. Work/life balance
66. Every cab driver
67. Horses that don't always obey
68. Car boot sales
69. Bond Street
70. Mayfair
71. The City
72. Gentlemen's Clubs (that admit women...or don't)
73. The Mother's Union
74. The Women's Institute
75. Doctors
76. Harley Street
77. Teachers
78. Nurses
79. Bus drivers
80. Post boxes
81. Red telephone boxes
82. Kate Middleton's wedding dress
83. Bonham's
84. Lloyd's brokers
85. Lloyd's underwriters
86. The Lloyd's Yacht Club
87. Alright, I'll give you the Beckhams
88. Dame Judy
89. Oscar Wilde
90. Vita Sackville-West
91. The Vine in Sevenaoks
92. Zafferano
93. Cigarette packs with stupid pictures trying to talk you out of smoking
94. Kingsley Napley
95. Michael Rowlands
96. Greg Clark MP
97. That weird suburban obsession with having chickens...
98. Tunbridge Wells
99. The Huffington Post UK
100. John Humphreys, who still thinks he's going to die an athiest
101. The Conservative Party - the most successful political party in history.

I know I'll think of more later, but please feel free to add to my list.

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