Americans reveal what they really hate about the British way of life

Currency converters Transferwise asked Americans all the things they find weird about living in the UK.

One recounted her first moments, when she glimpsed British culture at its most traditional.

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We saw a man almost fall backwards on the escalator he was so drunk, and we were like 'Wow, we're in London'.

For one entertaining American, the yowling of urban foxes was her main bug-bear about Britain. She even did an impression.

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For others, there were some the big things. Like the keys. These are apparently too big.

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Also the food. Under fire were Cornish pasties, marmite, and:

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Beans on bread, what is that? Laziness?

The 'bread' has been toasted.

Another pet peeve was that how you pronounce the name of a place has little-to-no relation to how it is spelled.

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Apologies in advance for Holborn, Leicester, Woolfardisworthy, Norwich, and Frome.

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But I do love London, I really do, even though I'm ragging on it a little bit.

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