Translation table explaining the truth behind British politeness becomes internet hit:)

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The British trait of being too polite to speak one’s mind has led to a table translating numerous hollow English phrases becoming an internet hit.

WHAT THE BRITISH SAY  WHAT THE BRITISH MEAN  WHAT FOREIGNERS UNDERSTAND
I hear what you say I disagree and do not want to discuss it further He accepts my point of view
With the greatest respect You are an idiot He is listening to me
That’s not bad That’s good That’s poor

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