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Skarface July 14th, 2013 10:52am

Do you know the difference between the UK, Great Britain, and England?

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Skarface Banned
07/14/13 3:53 am

Answer: the UK is Northern Ireland, Scotland, and England. Great Britain is Scotland and England. England, of course, is just England.

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fredd TrumpLand
07/14/13 9:24 am

The poor Whelsh, I guess they got harpooned.

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Skarface Banned
07/14/13 4:01 am

Oops, I forgot Wales.

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rlands
07/14/13 8:53 am

Haha "whales" :)

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bMyComrade Stumptown
07/14/13 8:08 am

Its been explained below - but yes I do. I can even explain how, when, and why each union happened and the changes to the flag along the way, lol. Which I actually did to my friends the other day - I am so much a history teacher lol.

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BeachSt Coastal Virginia
07/14/13 6:56 am

Don't forget the Isle of Man and Jersey. Those are under the crown, no? I believe they are more so then, say, Canada.

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rlands
07/14/13 7:01 am

I don't think they're specifically part of the UK...they call them dependencies or something. But I could be wrong on that.

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Skarface Banned
07/14/13 8:17 am

DiJitiL was wondering about the Republic of Ireland, not Northern Ireland.

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rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/14/13 6:44 am

Rlands, wrong. The isle of Ireland is split. North Ireland is part of the UK, and the Republic of Ireland is a sovereign nation.

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rlands
07/14/13 6:51 am

And that is Ireland. He didn't say north Ireland. He actually said not north Ireland. Actual Ireland isn't part of the UK or GB or England.

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MJSeals J.D.
07/14/13 8:14 am

England is who we beat in wars then defend, Great Britain is an s
Island with really one important country (Whales) and UK is Northern Ireland

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DavesNotHere where am I
07/14/13 7:08 am

Thank you all for the answers. I've always wondered about Ireland's official status. I'd live to go to the UK one day. And the Emerald Isle too.

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Skarface Banned
07/14/13 7:57 am

www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10
This video covers that topic, as well as a few others.

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rlands
07/14/13 6:17 am

Ireland's a totally different country. No affiliation. It used to be, but it seceded in the 20s, I believe.

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rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
07/14/13 8:11 am

Skarface said Northern Ireland...I don't see where the confusion is coming from

DavesNotHere where am I
07/14/13 6:02 am

What about Ireland (not Northern Ireland)?

GetEduc8d learning more everyday
07/14/13 9:23 am

Yep. I've only been over there ten times or so, so I better know the difference.

jonny323
07/14/13 11:51 am

I would probably score a 50-75% on a test.

DavesNotHere where am I
07/14/13 9:00 am

Skarface is correct. I meant the republic.