19/12/2012 10:17 GMT | Updated 19/12/2012 11:27 GMT

British People Problems: Blighty's Silliest Stereotypes Go Viral (PICTURES)

We've got stiff upper lips and crap teeth. We wear tweed in the rain and are obsessed with our nannies. We hate the French and drink endless cups of weak, milky tea, particularly when the weather is warm.

Yep the British stereotype is not only live and kicking, its growing arms and legs.

The expanding list began life on Reddit and started being picked up by other channels as it went viral.


I was served an awful lunch but when the waitress inquired as to my satisfaction I gave her a grin and said 'lovely thanks' and left a tip

Writing for Buzzfeed, Jack Shepherd described it as "A quick trip inside the terrifying world of the British psyche".

A glance through it confirms there are no limits to the depths of our social awkwardness and our desperate need to be polite in the most inappropriate of circumstances.

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Brilliant British Problems