I think British vehicles are designed to break down so that we buy more foreign ones to help bloody European economy - Eeurrghh!
How many British vehicle manufacturers are still around, eh?
BTW: A few points:
We don't all like snooker and cricket - most of us don't even understand cricket!
Pub Grub is great - especially rare steak - but surely you have the same in the US?
There is now a 5th channel - called...channel 5! Thats only terrestrial TV - of course we have satellite, cable and digital - we're not totally 3rd world!
It is not possible to drink "so many pints". We could beat the US in a drinking competition any day. Who invented the yard glass? (See Rosanne episode where they go to Disney World)
Morris Minors suck - '67 Pontiac Firebirds rule!