Civilisation? That's for southern nancies who can't spend more than an hour in the pub without having to go for a lie down.
Working for a living? Liverpool is a special case. Us northerners don't like it either. It isn't representative of the rest of us.
The English Language? I think you'll find you random 'r' placement ( eg: glarse for glass ) is a Prussian import because you shandy drinking southerners thought you were being clever. Fortunately it didn't spread to Birmingham and beyond.