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CultureShock! Great Britain by Terry Tan

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‘Say “top of the morning guv” and be warmed to the bosom of the street trader. Or counter with “I say old chap” when hit in the face by an upper crust toff’s rolled brolly. The class divide still exists, but only just, among brolly-carrying gents.’—Terry’s journal, August 1984

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS

Firstly, despite current egalitarian mores, some of British society still set much store by the class system either out of insipient snobbery, mind-set or sycophancy—you name it. The truth is the notion of classes, whatever its merits, is ...

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