Some time ago (before the fall of the Berlin wall) A member of the Soviet government was on a fact finding tour in the U.K. http://www.xue90.cn来自《幽默学英语》网
The tour took the dignitry to a factory He asked the host "What time do you start work here?'
the host replied (cockney accent，伦敦口音) 'Well the fellows like to get in about 9ish in time for a quick cuppa before getting on with the job" the Russian says "In Russia we start work at 5am. How long for lunch?"
the host replies, "Well the blokes like to go home for a quick lunch or a couple of pints at the local so I guess about an hour"
The Russian says"In Russia we have 10mins for lunch. What time do you finish work?"
the host replies "well about 4:30 to 5 to get home in time for Corination Street"
the Russian says "In Russia we work untill 8 oclock"
At this point the host says "well you wouldn't get this lot to work like that, they are all bloody Communists"