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fordfan25
04-29-2004, 06:52 PM
iv alwas wounderd whats the diff if any between england and briten? i hear some pepole say english and some say british is that the same thing?

fordfan25
04-29-2004, 06:52 PM
iv alwas wounderd whats the diff if any between england and briten? i hear some pepole say english and some say british is that the same thing?

Baltar
04-29-2004, 07:05 PM
English=England

British=Great Britain; the Isles composed of England, Wales, and Scotland

United Kingdom=Great Britain + Northern Ireland (Scotland is still technically a part of the UK, right?)

Taylortony
04-29-2004, 07:09 PM
England is a country on its own,

Great Britain is a group of Countries England, Scotland, Wales....

Together with Northern Ireland it forms The United Kingdom Or U.K for short.
To be more exact.. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

But we just tend to get Type cast as Brits http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Chuck_Older
04-29-2004, 07:14 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Baltar:
English=England

British=Great Britain; the Isles composed of England, Wales, and Scotland

United Kingdom=Great Britain + Northern Ireland (Scotland is still technically a part of the UK, right?)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Didn't Sean Connery help get Scotland a Parliment recently? I want to say they are a Nation again, but I'm just vaguely convinced I read that somewhere

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Taylortony
04-29-2004, 07:17 PM
Yes they all have there own parliments now but in name only to be fair in some aspects.......

To describe the flag to you this will help

blue field with the red cross of Saint George (patron saint of England) edged in white superimposed on the diagonal red cross of Saint Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), which is superimposed on the diagonal white cross of Saint Andrew (patron saint of Scotland); properly known as the Union Flag, but commonly called the Union Jack; the design and colors (especially the Blue Ensign) have been the basis for a number of other flags including other Commonwealth countries and their constituent states or provinces, as well as British overseas territories

SeaFireLIV
04-29-2004, 07:29 PM
Never heard of briten. I wonder where on the map of Earth it must be?



I`ll get my coat then....

Chuck_Older
04-29-2004, 07:29 PM
Tony-
Including the American Colonies http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

I'm part Scottish, I thought he flag was the white cross diagnol on a blue field http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

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HangerQueen
04-29-2004, 09:52 PM
Anyone know why the Welsh didn't get a look in on the Union Jack? We could have put a little dragon in the centre or something.

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fordfan25
04-29-2004, 10:25 PM
o man thats just to complicated from now on you all shall be known as fordfanland....has a nice ring to it.decree #1 from now on all words in the english language shall be spelled the way it sounds.decree #2 all chevys shall be used as boat anchors.decree #3 pecan pie will be ate every friday night while watching new episodes of stargate sg1.decree #4 the new patch will be out in 1 week. that is all....o and all hot chicks shall go topless. now BOW YOUR HEADS http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/784.gif

Franzen
04-29-2004, 11:38 PM
Fordfan25, if you really had the power to give us the patch in 1 week I would support you. But, even Oleg doesn't seem to have that power. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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Bartsimpson-
04-30-2004, 12:28 AM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by HangerQueen:
Anyone know why the Welsh didn't get a look in on the Union Jack? We could have put a little dragon in the centre or something.

Wales is represented in the union FLAG {proper termination} by the red {diagonal}cross of st'david with the white background of the cross of st'george - red cross vertical and horizontal- which represents england , the white diagonal cross the - cross of st' andrew with royal blue background represents scotland , northern ireland is represented by the cross of st' george also but has the red hand of ulster and crown which is obviously not included in the union flag .

Not that hard after all is it ?

Bartman .

ELEM
04-30-2004, 01:13 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by SeaFireLIV:
Never heard of briten. I wonder where on the map of Earth it must be?



I`ll get my coat then....<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

He probably means Brighton on the south coast of England! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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Fehler
04-30-2004, 01:54 AM
Either or... Ghandi &gt; British Empire.

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Dunkelgrun
04-30-2004, 02:02 AM
This was discussed a while ago. Here's the link, not that we ever came up with a definitive answer:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?q=Y&a=tpc&s=400102&f=23110283&m=785100392&p=1

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JG52_Helgstrand
04-30-2004, 02:02 AM
If I remember right the Union Flag is only corectly called the Union Jack when it is flying from the stern of a ship.