As Brexit looms, people have been sharing the harshest truths about life the UK

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Wednesday 22 June 2016 17:10
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There's nothing like a healthy dose of self-loathing. And what better way to do that than to hone in on some uncomfortable British truths?

That seems to be the idea with these Reddit users, who created a thread to moan about the pitfalls of this great country - just hours before the country decides whether to leave Europe.

It's all in jest.

Mostly.

There was a fair point about our attitude

Bananasonfire:

We’re really quite an arrogant country/people. As well we should be! We’re far superior to those uncultured swine that populate not-Britain! Never mind what the experts say!

The country is swimming in rubbish

Pieloi:

If everyone just made an effort to make sure this place didn't look like a shit hole I wouldn't mind living here, but instead it's 50 cans of woodpecker by the verge and a tree made almost entirely out of space raider packets; it's like a countrywide depression that won't end.

Stop wearing that controversial goal like a badge of pride

StairheidCritic:

England will never appear in any Euro or World Cup finals without the TV commentators mentioning 1966.

Tescos isn't a bargain anymore...

Kyoraki:

Tescos is overpriced. Greggs is complete garbage that barely qualifies for sale.

And in case you're wondering about the rest of the world...

TechJesus:

The UK is a world power. It is just not the world power any more.

Also the trains

Treczoks:

UK trains are a Royal Pain In The A...

Wetherspoons

Fwoggie2:

[Wetherspoons’ pub food] is tasty, but it's shit quality apart from the multi grain bread they use to make toast.

Fry-ups? Beans-on-toast? Surely these are good things...

Michaelisnotginger:

The food here is a bit shit

But the biggest truth of all

EchoOwl:

We’re really not that bad.

Self deprecation aside, Brits are really very good at complaining.

Wouldn't have it any other way.

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