Chapter 6

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Two reasons why the British are superior to Americans:

1. I once heard a Brit respond to an American's statement that the British are gaining a bit of weight lately. He said "We're not the waddlers that you are over there, but..."

Waddlers! A word that is just too great to have come to mind spontaneously, but if it did, the fellow who came up with it should win some kind of medal.

2. I once heard a Brit give some guidance to a little kid who was having trouble making a men's room paper towel dispenser dispense. "Give it a sharp tug," he said.

A sharp tug! How perfectly informative! When I was the kid, any dumb American adult present would have been shouting at me to "PULL!", which of course I was doing and of course wasn't working.