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Union jack shorts, bulldog t-shirts, bars named after soap operas, hen parties in Malaga. Tell us about your encounters with the worst (or best) of our fair country's travelers around the world. Alternatively, tell us about your own doomed quest to find a decent cup of tea in Moscow.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 13:01)
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I have discovered that there is no greater truism than whenever you travel abroad the first
replica football shirt you will see is a Burnley top. No one knows why.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 14:56, 17 replies)
unless you go to China
where every single cunt seems to have a liverpool shirt
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 15:00, closed)
China is not really abroad, more like another planet.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 15:02, closed)
So, are all places in one of the following two groups:
1) UK (incorporating Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Overseas Territories etc., China and the surfaces of all other planets)

2) Other countries.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 17:23, closed)
Thought about running for education minister?
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 20:39, closed)
All countries excluding the Far East and to be fair it has to be a Thomson/Thomas Cook kind
of destination.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 21:20, closed)
on the various costas
the first one i see is usually a newcastle shirt
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 15:46, closed)
You are not looking carefully enough. Burnley tops are first.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 15:51, closed)
not hanging up in a shop they're not

(, Sat 26 Apr 2014, 15:00, closed)
Don't be silly
Geordies don't wear shirts.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 15:55, closed)
I was going to say Aston Villa
but no, you're right, it's just the colour they go naturally.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 16:40, closed)
i see this and raise you the inescapable fact
that in every single airport there will be a twat somewhere in ill-advised red trousers. always. every. single. time.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 16:14, closed)
Stop wearing them then.

(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 16:58, closed)
It's entirely possible
but I have no idea what colour "Burnley" even play in
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 19:56, closed)
claret and blue
as do west ham, aston villa and a few other lower division clubs. they look pretty similar so chance is it'd be one of those
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 21:07, closed)
But I would know and so woud the people involved in the worldwide game of spot the first
English (excluding the national strip) football shirt when abroad. A man of my acquaintance went to work as an engineer in an Antarctic research station and the first shirt was Burnley.

There were pictures, it did happen.
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 21:16, closed)
I nearly said these days I wouldn't be able to tell the difference between Villa and West Ham, I certainly wouldn't be able to tell either from Burnley then
(, Thu 24 Apr 2014, 22:44, closed)
Weirdest thing.... everywhere I go, the first football shirt I see is wrapped around a cunt.

(, Mon 28 Apr 2014, 15:37, closed)

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