Hopefully my posts have given you some impression of what Russian people are like. Now for what the Russians think of us, the British. Well, at least the stereotypes they have about us. Apparently many of these stereotypes have come from the Soviet TV adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, as well as the Soviet adaptation of Mary Poppins. The Soviet Sherlock Holmes follows the books very closely and the actor playing him did such a great job he was awarded an MBE! So perhaps such a quality source should make for some accurate stereotypes… well, if only we were all mini Sherlocks!
Russian Sherlock! Source: rbth.com
We’re very polite and well-mannered. In fact, we’re overly polite to the extent that our manners are all rather meaningless; we just end up seeming a bit prim. On top of being prim and proper, all of us are apparently Lords or Ladies or…
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