Of course, though sex is quite pleasant on occasion and perhaps even worth staying awake for once in a while, for the true English gent nothing beats a nice pint of warm beer and a stale ham sandwich in a pub that smells vaguely of stale urine and spilled stout. And if one can moan endlessly about the dreary weather while consuming the aforesaid sustenance, all the better!

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