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America’s upper lip is stiffer than England’s

5 mins | Jul 22, 2021
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Why English emotion contradicts stereotypes. Many around the world were surprised by England’s ecstatic football summer and the consequential uproar in losing. Janan Ganesh argues that the country is prone to mass emotion precisely because it bottles so much up. Could taking a more American approach towards emotionality help calm down the event-trigged mania?
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