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'''England''' is the largest constituent country of the [[United Kingdom|United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland]]. It is known for having a stereotypically prominent upper-class population, though this is not actually the case in many parts of England, and for being wetter than the Atlantic Ocean.
 
'''England''' is the largest constituent country of the [[United Kingdom|United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland]]. It is known for having a stereotypically prominent upper-class population, though this is not actually the case in many parts of England, and for being wetter than the Atlantic Ocean.
  
Americans typically think the terms "United Kingdom," "England," and "Britain" are interchangeable,<ref>Displayed even on this site by the fact that for over two years "England" redirected to [[United Kingdom]], while [[Scotland]], [[Wales]] and [[Ireland]] all have their own pages.</ref> which can severely piss off English nationalists, despite British and English culture being basically the same thing.
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Some cultures (typically Americans) think the terms "United Kingdom," "England," and "Britain" or "the UK" are interchangeable<ref>Displayed even on this site by the fact that for over two years "England" redirected to [[United Kingdom]], while [[Scotland]], [[Wales]] and [[Ireland]] all have their own pages.</ref> due to England's dominant role in the [[British Empire]] and for being the largest country in [[Britain]].
  
It is known as the home of football and [[Monty Python]]. It's also the birthplace of the language you're reading in right now.
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It is known as the home of football and [[Monty Python]]. <ref>Yet remains shite at the former.</ref> It's also the birthplace of the language you're reading in right now.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 10:53, 19 June 2010

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Saint George's Cross has been used as the Flag of England since the Middle Ages, in honour of St George's victory over the dragon invasion of Libya in the late 3rd century.[1] The flag is also used on motor vehicles in England to indicate those drivers with erectile dysfunction.

England is the largest constituent country of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is known for having a stereotypically prominent upper-class population, though this is not actually the case in many parts of England, and for being wetter than the Atlantic Ocean.

Some cultures (typically Americans) think the terms "United Kingdom," "England," and "Britain" or "the UK" are interchangeable[2] due to England's dominant role in the British Empire and for being the largest country in Britain.

It is known as the home of football and Monty Python. [3] It's also the birthplace of the language you're reading in right now.

See also

Footnotes

  1. Seriously, check this shizzle. [1]
  2. Displayed even on this site by the fact that for over two years "England" redirected to United Kingdom, while Scotland, Wales and Ireland all have their own pages.
  3. Yet remains shite at the former.