Mmmm 11th google image result for hampshire: 'dogging-in-hampshire'
My dads parents think Manchester is up North to them, despite the fact they actually live 6 miles further North (Lincoinshire) but just on the other side of the Pennines.
I know this is not really geography related but a friend once asked
'so which of the two world wars was the first then?'
Try this from a law teacher in the middle of a lesson on the EU;
"Oh Sweden, is that a country - i always thought it was in Norway somewhere."
One of my friends (who somehow goes to the Lse) thought Mt. Everest was in Switzerland....
Pfft, South of the river is where the cool kids live...
Well I live south of "the" river... in Kent...
I live in Croydon.
It's not strictly London Proper, but, y'know, I think I have a good claim to being a Londoner.