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Old Posted Dec 24, 2019, 10:30 PM
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Originally Posted by rousseau View Post
Where does the knock on "British know-how" come from? I've never heard anything disparaging like that before. If anything, it's pretty clear that Britain has more to be proud of in that area than most any other country there is.
Yeah, that seems to be a thing and it puzzled me too - my first (and only) contact with this British Know-how self-depreciation phenomenon came through watching The IT Crowd, where one early running gag is that some piece of equipment will totally malfunction then they spot a "Made in Britain" label on it and go all "ah, that explains it".
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