Pretty much like our friend padmavyuha, the United Kingdom take delight in word play, riddles, puzzles and double (often triple) entendres
That's why we Americans can only get a single layer of "Monty Python's Flying Circus"...
They take delight in pushing the use of the "English" language way beyond the envelope.
Parenthesis because even the language itself is broken down into sub-sets that they ALL insist is the Purest Form of..... w/e Queen's English, Common English, Australian English and American English... "...and never the twain shall meet."
over-all it's pretty harmless with no offense intended.
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