8 ways to tell if you’re an obsessed Anglophile!

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It happens. Some people fall in love with Italy, some people fall in love with Australia. But for you, there is nothing quite like the British. You’re a fully fledged Anglophile who thinks nothing of making multiple cups of delicious tea in the day and saying “love” or “mate” as much as possible, even to the cashier at WalMart with the gammy leg. You’ve got all the Downton Abbey episodes on DVD and read as much classic English literature as you can.

And yes, Mr Darcy IS real. You know it, I know it. No point listening to those bloody naysayers who say it’s all a fantasy.

It’s handy then, that you find yourself on Blimey. We’re dedicated to you, dear Anglo friend. But let’s be fair, the line between being an Anglophile and an obsessed one is quite thin. Thankfully, there is help at hand if you’re interest has become an obsession.

View the following 8 reasons and see if you identify with any. If you do, don’t panic. Put the kettle on, plop a biscuit in your tea and relax. It’s fine. You’ve proved to be a person of a high level of taste and decency and everyone in the United Kingdom loves you deeply from the bottom of their black pudding and warm beer hearts…

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere! This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British blogger, photographer and actor based back in the UK after many years of living in America. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.

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