British Isles, United Kingdom etc. explained

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All that confusion about Britain, UK, British Isles etc. explained in a simple diagram.

Ever get confused about the difference between the United Kingdom, Britain, England etc?  Here’s a ‘simple’ diagram that might help.

UK diagram image from British Isles, United Kingdom etc. explained at Office-Watch.com

Thanks to the unknown creator of this graphic.

Use this or make a SmartArt version for your PowerPoint or Word document.

The late Michael Flanders had warning about usage of the terms.  If it’s something good then it’s “Another triumph for Great Britain“, if it’s something bad “England loses again“.

For example  “Great Britain won the cricket Ashes against Australia in 2013” but “England lost the Ashes in 2014“.

 

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