Most of the always-polite Brits now only use "thank you" as a last resort when expressing gratitude, and "cheers" has become the preferred way to say thanks.
Forty percent of British people polled said "thank you" sounds too formal — isn't that why there's "thanks"? — and would rather dole out praise with terms like "brilliant," "lovely," and, apparently, "you star 11, all right."
Get the 19 most popular ways below.
- That's great
- Nice one
- Much appreciated
- You star 11. All right
I was going to ask what you preferred, but some of these are just too much. What's the last way you'd want to be thanked?