George Mikes

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.

An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.

Continental people have sex lives; the English have hot-water bottles.

The trouble with tea is that originally it was quite a good drink. So a group of the most eminent British scientists put their heads together, and made complicated biological experiments to find a way of spoiling it. To the eternal glory of British science their labour bore fruit.

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