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."


Ignition said...

Oh so very, very true!

Grant Goddard said...

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

Pink Floyd