Tag Archives: british


British Bus Driver Joke

Piece: Informant:  *Speaking in an artificial British accent* Bus driver pulls up to a bus stop, opens the door, looks out and there’s a guy standing there. This guy has one leg, three eyes, no arms.  So the bus driver looks at him and says, “Aye aye aye, you look ‘armless.”  Background: The informant was… Continue Reading »

Guy Fawkes Day

Context: The informant is a 29-year-old Caucasian female who will be called JH. She is of Irish and English descent and knows of this folklore from her family, more specifically her father. This folklore piece is told in her words:   Main Piece: “My dad (who is half British and half American) used to tell… Continue Reading »

King Arthur

Informant was a 19 year old female who was born in England and currently lives in Los Angeles. She lives in my hall, and I interviewed her. Informant: King Arthur’s a pretty well known story, so I don’t know how much I can say that you probably don’t already know. But it’s a pretty big… Continue Reading »