London, Oct er 15: English characteristic of having a stiff upper lip has been voted as the most outdated stereotypes.
According to a survey, the good old stiff upper lip stereotype has become a thing of the past, while calm queuing and apologizing unnecessarily are still part of English society, the Daily Star reported.
The research conducted by British Future also revealed that talking about the weather is still ingrained into the English mindset and 70 percent of the voters said that the English sense of humor is still a national attribute.
The director of British Future, Sunder Katwala said that Englishness is no longer as emotionally repressed and buttoned up as it was in the past. (ANI)