Reading a letters page in a British newspaper will quickly reveal that you can never predict what will get a reader’s stiff upper lip quivering. In no particular order, here’s TIME’s pick of the best letters to the editor ever.
It’s not all bad though, whatever Harry says. Here’s how Dinah used to put world events in context.
Phil writes in to highlight the pitfalls of modern technology.
Jasmin reminds us all of the powerful effects of home schooling.
Joey emails in to complain about sports commentators overdoing it.
Another reader remains pretty impressed with Lance Armstrong’s achievements.
Of course, it wouldn’t be Britain without someone getting angry over the correct use of the English language.
But it’s not just Brits who write in. Here’s our favorite example from the Washington Post, from one reader who was concerned with defending the reputation of The Flintstones.
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