[Part 1] [Part 2][OP note: For those on mobile, be aware that your screens may temporarily be hijacked by Gremlins and run on molasses. Enter at your own risk. Gif usage is in effect. PICS AND TEXT HEAVY!]Introduction – Appetizers:
For what’s the sound of the world out there—those crunching noises pervading the air?
So, sit down for this interwoven story (this is bestseller material, y’all): About a few weeks ago, I (an American to clarify) came across another American anglophile (I will not name names here) who got wrapped in a conversation with a good British sis (who has lived in the UK their entire
lives, needless to say). The American believed that their living in the glorious four kingdoms that is the UK for half a year somehow gave them an enlightened and authoritative perspective on the classism plaguing the very old, traditional, complex and nuanced culture of Britain...[OP note: Follow the Yellow Brick Road; this shit was too long!]( Collapse )( Collapse )Film Recommendations (British Cinema): Seven Up!
(Documentary, 1964; Dir. Paul Almond) and the sequels
(1970-2019; Dir. Michael Apted); The Whisperers
(Drama, 1967; Dir. Bryan Forbes); Small Faces
(Drama, 1996; Dir. Gillies MacKinnon); Secrets & Lies
(Drama, 1996; Dir. Mike Leigh); Billy Elliot
(Drama, 2000; Dir. Stephen Daldry); Dog
(Short, 2001; Dir. Andrea Arnold); This Is England
(Drama, 2006; Dir. Shane Meadows) and Somers Town
(2008); A Boy Called Dad
(Drama, 2009; Dir. Brian Percival); A Girl and Her Gun
(Short, 2015; Dir. Samuel Dawe and Paul Holbrook); Two for Joy
(Drama, 2018; Dir. Tom Beard)+Bonus (TV): Brassic
(Comedy, 2019; Cr. Daniel Brocklehurst and Joseph Gilgun) [OP note: Thanks to darkshineskitty!
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MeIf it is brought to my attention that
BuzzFeed anyone has plagiarized my blood and labour, I will Google you, I will find you, and I will send you a gift card to a certain demon barber shop. WE SEE YOU, FOOL.
TL; DR Did you dislike your private education, ONTD? Were you surrounded by under-baked meat pies (a.k.a. pasty white people)?