Well, it appears to be official, a survey run by the Times newspaper has revealed the British stiff upper lip still exists, mainly in Englishmen.
Brits DO have a stiff upper lip: Americans more optimistic and romantic than Britons “English people are always known to be well mannered and cold but we are not cold – we don’t interfere in your situation. If we are heartbroken, we don’t scream in your face with tears – we go home and cry on our own”. Michael Caine
Time for tiffin, toodle pip…
Piers Morgan is a CNN host with a big mouth. He’s also a British citizen and there is a move afoot to deport him across the pond. I watched his show for all of seven seconds recently. And when I checked the Nielsen ratings, it turned out I was the only viewer!