Monday, 23 January 2012

The UK...

...is a complex country. Growing up in the UK, the differences between Britain, Great Britain, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are simple for me to figure out. However, for a lot of people out there, it is complex enough. For those Anglophiles in the blogging realm, here is a video (with the fastest narration I have ever heard):



And it is correct. Mostly. The whole Church of England thing is just that, the Church of England, while in Scotland, there is the Church of Scotland, not headed by the monarch, and no one touches Northern Ireland's theocracy with a barge pole (thank goodness). Enjoy the vid!

Oh and those Dependent Territories are effectively ruled by themselves except for foreign and defence affairs which are taken over by the UK Parliament. Simple...

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