Actors Matt Smith and Claire Foy of the royal Netflix series The Crown sat down to an amusing game in which one would read aloud a polite British phrase and the other would translate it into its actual meaning. For example, when one said “It’s not quite what I had in mind”, the other would say “I hate it. It’s revolting.”. When Smith’s one of responses became a bit off-color, a sweet little Welsh corgi (the queen’s favorite dog) barked in its place.
Matt Smith and Claire Foy on things British people say… and what they really mean.