Monday, October 14, 2013

8 Amusing American Quotes About Britain













"The tearoom lady called me love. All the shop ladies called me love and most of the men called me mate. I hadn't been here twelve hours and already they loved me." - Bill Bryson

"No one is better at not beating America than England." - Jon Stewart

"Back at home, people would have been weeping and doing a lot of very public group hugs. At Wexford, some people just aggressively pretended nothing was happening." - Maureen Johnson

"In England, if you commit a crime, the police don't have a gun and you don't have a gun. If you commit a crime, the police will say "Stop, or I'll say stop again." - Robin Williams

"In England I am always madam; I arrived too late to ever be a miss. In New York I have only been madamed once, by the doorman at the Carlyle Hotel" - Anna Quindlen

"I do find London exciting. Much as I hate to agree with that tedious old git Samuel Johnson, and despite the pompous imbecility of his famous remark about when a man is tired of London he is tired of life...I can't dispute it." - Bill Bryson

"I love England because it’s like a grown-up America, a fact I’m reminded of as soon as I get on a British Airways flight or hop into a London cab and people stop treating me as though I’d just learned to finger paint. - Chuck Thompson

The British are so incestuous. They pass around partners as if they were passing popcorn at a movie. - Cameron Diaz

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