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17 Times You’d Think Downton Abbey Was Actually Set In London

Georgie Hoole Georgie Hoole - EXECUTIVE EDITOR

17 Times You’d Think Downton Abbey Was Actually Set In London

In light of talks about a possible Downton Abbey movie, we decided to compare the Yorkshire country estate with the Big City. As it turns out, Violet Crawley would fit right in…

 

1. When a west Londoner tells you about the “simply marvellous” lobster cannelloni they ate last night…
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[PopKey]
2. When a guy at the bar starts listing the reasons he voted Brexit…
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[Huffington Post]
4. When you remember what you did the night before…
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[Tumblr / orangeshipper]
5. When you’re saying goodbye to that God-awful Tinder date who kept talking about his ex…
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[Duke Long]
6. When you’re at Old Street and you need to get to Embankment. They’re both on the Northern line, but…
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[Refinery 29]
7. When your friend says she couldn’t possibly handle more than two shots of tequila…
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[Mirror]
8. When a new “Cooking with Semen” class comes to London. (Seriously, it’s really happening).
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[eOnline]
9. Shoutout to all the bartenders out there…
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[Serial Minds]
10. When you’ve got a stress-induced spot on your face (London will do that to you) and it’s a two person job…
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[Tumblr]
11. When someone on Tinder coyly says “I’m surprised you’ve agreed to go on a date with me…”
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[Duke Long]
12. When your flatmate comes home and tells you all about what she got up to the night before…
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[Shemazing]
13. And she asks “Is it normal to do that when you er… you know?”
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[Tumblr / SpankyRae]
14. When someone on the tube knocks you with their colossal rucksack…
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[Tumblr / Soirée Ciné]
15. So you “accidentally” give them a bit of a nudge as you get off…
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[Giphy]
16. When someone calls you a Hipster because you live in London now…
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[Giphy]
17. And, seriously, if you tell me to mind the gap one more time
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[Crushable]

[Feature image: PBS]