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Old 02-14-2015, 12:58 AM   #1
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What Brits know of the US!

Now, until 12 years ago I lived on the foggy and damp lump of rock, (more commonly known as the United Kingdom) east of the continental United States. (I now live in the frozen bit north of the 49th parallel, not in the US). While wasting time tonight I stumbled across this which I found amusing.

People In London Tried To Label The 50 US States On A Map. These Are The Hilarious Results

Most seem to know Florida - the power of "The Mouse." However, to keep things even, how many folk in the US could answer these questions about the UK geography?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/ho...now#.iqeND5qnD
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Old 02-14-2015, 05:40 AM   #2
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Pretty funny! I tried the counties of the UK and got 11/17. That was purely random guessing.
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Old 02-14-2015, 10:59 AM   #3
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Now, until 12 years ago I lived on the foggy and damp lump of rock, (more commonly known as the United Kingdom) east of the continental United States. (I now live in the frozen bit north of the 49th parallel, not in the US). While wasting time tonight I stumbled across this which I found amusing.

People In London Tried To Label The 50 US States On A Map. These Are The Hilarious Results

Most seem to know Florida - the power of "The Mouse." However, to keep things even, how many folk in the US could answer these questions about the UK geography?

http://www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/ho...now#.iqeND5qnD
Great Britain has counties, who knew? I checked the lower choice each time and got 10 right! I also tried the US and thankfully, nobody knows how badly I did!
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Old 02-14-2015, 11:04 AM   #4
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I would not do as good with the UK as the Brits did with the USA.
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Old 02-14-2015, 03:27 PM   #5
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I would not do as good with the UK as the Brits did with the USA.
Yes, but how good would they do with any states counties? I thought it was going to be a contest to find England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland... I am sure I could get most of those right
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Wait...... There's a United Kingdom? Who knew.
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I still remember when I came 38 years ago, I was watching a tv game show, I think it was called The Newly Wed game anyway the question to four couples was ' in your area does the sun set in the north south east or west', easy right, three out of the four got it wrong.
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I still remember when I came 38 years ago, I was watching a tv game show, I think it was called The Newly Wed game anyway the question to four couples was ' in your area does the sun set in the north south east or west', easy right, three out of the four got it wrong.
It sets over Merle's house... my final answer.
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Ha I guessed well and got 13/17!
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I lived in the UK from birth until 27 (1968) and I only got 13 of them. They changed a lot of names and boundaries in the 1970's (I think). Merseyside, Greater Liverpool and Greater Manchester were all created out of bits of others, and Yorkshire was all one county.
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