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14-03-2019, 21:37   #46
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A nation that has to put 'great' into their name is compensating for something...
Ours is shorter but thicker
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14-03-2019, 21:41   #47
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Like any nation, it has it's good.
Britain has given a huge amount to the world across all human activity.
But it also has a huge amount of bad.
The people of Derry got a bit more of it's bad side today and the entire EU have been getting a severe dose of it for several years.

Report: Must do better.
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Hopefully that's not a Freudian slip.
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Arrogant pr1cks but you could still have worse neighbours ( just about)
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Get out the atlas
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You might be thinking of a different Churchill.
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Dickens and Christmas
The Famous Five and their picnic luncheons, ginger beer and buttery scones..
Kathy on the Yorkshire Moors
Sherlock Holmes and his drugs
Jane Austin and Lyme Regis
Hobbiton and the Shire
Bryon, the naughty galavant
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Shakespeare's Fool (he'd write a great play about Brexit fools if he was about)
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Britain is England and Wales
Great Britain is England Wales and Scotland
Don't think I've ever heard that. Don't think it's right. Britain/Great Britain is simply the physical island. Never heard a differentiation between Eng/Wal and Eng/Sco/Wal.

Anyway, this will clear it all up. (although there'll be crying about the British Isles name as usual)



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Like any nation, it has it's good.
Britain has given a huge amount to the world across all human activity.
But it also has a huge amount of bad.
The people of Derry got a bit more of it's bad side today and the entire EU have been getting a severe dose of it for several years.

Report: Must do better.
The bad waa on show today on twitter etc, limeys defending the actions of the soldiers who opened fire in derry, they believe the outrage is the soldiers being brought to book at all, the imperial attitude is skin deep
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Don't think I've ever heard that. Don't think it's right. Britain/Great Britain is simply the physical island. Never heard a differentiation between Eng/Wal and Eng/Sco/Wal.

Anyway, this will clear it all up. (although there'll be crying about the British Isles name as usual)



That's wrong anyway as he doesn't know the name of our country.
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If it wasn't for them we'd all be speaking German/Irish*

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Great Britain to the right

Little Brit...

OK. maybe not


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Great Britain to the right

Little Brit...

OK. maybe not


Judging by most of what you read on these forums you could have continued.
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