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What does a (stereo)typical English/Welsh/Scottish/Irish person look like?

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    I think these countries are lacking in stereotypical aesthetics... like in general italians/swedes/germans/french have a certain look... but brits don't really.

    i mean english/welsh more than scottish/irish because scottish and irish people have more of a defining look than english/welsh...


    is it because we're more of a mishmash of genes? or am i wrong and we do have a defining look?
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    We probably do, we just don't realise it.

    Pale skin. Like me. Ginger hair. Like me. (sort of)

    Hmmmm
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    I think being English, we dont really see stereotypical images of ourselves, but people from other countries may think there is a stereotypical look.
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    (Original post by StartSomething)
    We probably do, we just don't realise it.

    Pale skin. Like me. Ginger hair. Like me. (sort of)

    Hmmmm
    R.. R.. Ron.. Ron is that you? Psst it's me Harry
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    The Stereotypical Welshman has a pint in one hand and a sheep under his arm.
    Before I get negged astronomically, I am Welsh
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    Scottish:

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    All my opinion, of course.
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    English



    Irish




    I'm British too.
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    (Original post by ALII)
    R.. R.. Ron.. Ron is that you? Psst it's me Harry
    Harry! Don't do it!
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    scottish, like Pale with rosy cheeks.
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    (Original post by Gales)
    Scottish:

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    All my opinion, of course.
    thats because of how they're dressed/styled though
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    thats because of how they're dressed/styled though
    Scottish: ginger

    English: posh and upper class.

    Welsh: Drunk rugby supports/farmers.

    Irish: drunks.

    Hope this clarifies.
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    (Original post by StartSomething)
    We probably do, we just don't realise it.

    Pale skin. Like me. Ginger hair. Like me. (sort of)

    Hmmmm
    Brits are fairly pale. Also, ginger hair is a very British attribute. Naturally, it is found in other countries but in Britain it is far more common (particularly in its Celtic 'fringes' such as Scotland and Ireland).
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    (Original post by StartSomething)
    Harry! Don't do it!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvtDHH_IfP8
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    I tend to think of:

    English: top hats
    Scottish: kilts
    Irish: green hats and drunk
    Welsh: Not really aware of any stereotypes for Welsh people other than the sheep shaggers despite more sheep in England and Scotland.
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    (Original post by Dux_Helvetica)
    Brits are fairly pale. Also, ginger hair is a very British attribute. Naturally, it is found in other countries but in Britain it is far more common (particularly in its Celtic 'fringes' such as Scotland and Ireland).
    That seems about right. I am part Scottish and Irish
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    I don't think British people have a stereotypical look, since there has been so much immigration within it throughout history (i.e Romans, Saxons, Vikings, Celts etc).

    But the general pale/ginger features are probably the most stereotypical. (which would make sense in terms of evolution/adaption due to the lack of sun the nations receive)
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    The englishman can have one of two stereotypes. Either a Northerner or an old Etonian. Well that seems to be what I ear from abroad.

    <3 x
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    I know what you're asking OP but i think due to a lot breeding within these populations, english,welsh,irish,scottish look too similar to have a distinct look.
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    I think the sterotypical look thing only happens if you look at Europe as a whole.

    Spanish - tanned skin, pointy goatee and moustache

    French - short, pervy look on face

    German - square jaw and sunken eyes

    Italian - large biceps, slicked back hair, even pervier look on face

    Swedish - pale and blond

    British- posh looking, stiff upper lip
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    (Original post by Bellissima)
    I think these countries are lacking in stereotypical aesthetics... like in general italians/swedes/germans/french have a certain look... but brits don't really.

    i mean english/welsh more than scottish/irish because scottish and irish people have more of a defining look than english/welsh...


    is it because we're more of a mishmash of genes? or am i wrong and we do have a defining look?
    English- ugly looking scallies ready to stab people

    Welsh, Scottish, Irish, (+NW) - classy, nice looking decent folks

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