Back closer to home however, the reputation of the English male doesn't seem to fare much better. They were voted to second place as women agreed they were "too lazy" often letting the females do all the work.
Similarly, Welsh men, who were voted into seventh place, were "too selfish". Also, the appeal of a true Scotsman and what is (or isn't) under his kilt isn't enough to outweigh their boisterous behaviour, as they were deemed "too loud" for the fairer sex (No 8).
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