How are British people taught to expect failure and disappointment?
November 30, 2011 3:47 PM Subscribe
Is it true
, what Ricky Gervais says, about how in contrast to Americans and their high hopes, British people are taught to expect disappointment? British people: What life advice along these lines are British people given, that might differ from such U.S. ideas as Back to the Future
's "you can do anything if you put your mind to it?"
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