Friday, 5 February 2010

demise of the stiff upper lip

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7149940/Last-Mitford-girl-bemoans-demise-of-the-stiff-upper-lip.html

It was precisely this impression that convinced the rest of the world that the English were a superior race.

Stiff upper lip was an aristocratic and masculine virtue. Modern Britain now prefers proletarian and feminine vices.

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