You’ll find this a challenge, though luckily cricket pitches are few and far between in the U. Then there’s rugby, though that’s very close in spirit to U. football — though rugby players don’t have all that “ooo, don’t hurt me” protective equipment. In the dating arena, this means that you may find British men can be either snobby and dismissive, or jealous and resentful.America has historically been divided more along racial lines than in terms of class — though love conquers all (or at least it should).Whether a sign of creeping cultural imperialism or just an excuse to get bladdered on Bud Light and eat undercooked hotdogs, I'm unsure.However, it's made me think about the differences between us and our pals across the pond.Even though he wasn't stereotypically handsome, he was delightful and quick to make fun of himself—and to tease me: the typical American. When I wrote my college friend Rachel about George, she wrote back: What is with you and English guys?
We are somehow just as charming as they had hoped We sound like Hugh Grant.
But where we love their accents and quirks, they love ours.
At parties I was likened to Harry Potter and asked to say phrases like “you’re a wizard Harry”.
And we’re just as timid We simply cannot say ‘literally’ in an American accent In fact, our American accents are nowhere near as good as we thought they were But we love American culture Although we think Franklin & Marshall is a clothing brand, not a university [sc: MPU1] We are somehow sophisticated yet rugged But our teeth are just terrible And we have so much slang it’s unreal We even use American slang that Americans haven’t heard of But it’s still mad funny to make us use American phrases And inexplicably, we genuinely do use the phrase ‘bloody’ [sc: MPU1] We will always apologise when someone bumps into us We didn’t do anywhere near as many after school activities But we can drink way more And have to pick up the pieces when a certain American girl tries to keep up We’ve had loads of girlfriends and don’t understand recreational dating We lazily replace ‘th’ with ‘f’. Hopefully this guide has helped you understand us British boys or how American girls view them.
The night I met George, the epitome of a charming Englishman, I was immediately drawn to him. After a long night out wandering the city with George, he put me into a cab. It hadn't even crossed my mind, but after the aloof coolness of the hipsters who populated my alma mater, Englishmen—with their jokes and their endearing awkwardness and their humor—were a welcome change.
), it’s true to say that many British men have a sweet tooth.