Tuesday, March 03, 2009

A modest proposal

I have a candidate for a new question on the "Life in the UK" test:

"Identify the defining characteristic essential to survival in the UK."

The answer, among the multiple choice options, is, "An enduring and inexhaustible capacity for absorbing disappointment."


2 comments:

Ignition said...

Oh so very, very true!

Grant Goddard said...

"Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way.........."

Pink Floyd