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    What are the British most proud of? There are several things I could think of:
    1. The English Language
    2. The Discovery of DNA
    3. The Beatles
    4. The Premier League
    5. Winston Churchill
    6. The WorldWideWeb
    7. James Bond
    8. The BBC
    9. Margaret Thatcher
    10. William Shakespeare
    11. (any other thing)
    What do you think a Briton is most likely to brag about?
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    HP Sauce.
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    13. British empire/commonwealth
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    The National Health Service.

    Although if I had to brag about a politician it would be Attlee or Benn, not Thatcher or Churchill.
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    The Queen
    The Cricket
    Rugby
    Harrypotter
    Micheal Cane
    Sean Connery
    stephan hawkins
    charles darwin
    issac newton
    david bowie
    mick jagger
    freddie mercury
    elton john
    chritian bale
    Diana
    and the list goes on
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    (Original post by Kendrik Lamar)
    What are the British most proud of? There are several things I could think of:
    1. The English Language
    2. The Discovery of DNA
    3. The Beatles
    4. The Premier League
    5. Winston Churchill
    6. The WorldWideWeb
    7. James Bond
    8. The BBC
    9. Margaret Thatcher
    10. William Shakespeare
    11. (any other thing)
    What do you think a Briton is most likely to brag about?
    Britain is full of opportunities, gayest nation in Europe, highest wages in European powers, richest island in the world, one of the most powerful nations, caring, heart of democracy thats why I'm proud to be British.
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    Swap 'the Premier League for league football. William McGregor's idea.
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    (Original post by Kendrik Lamar)
    What are the British most proud of? There are several things I could think of:
    1. The English Language
    2. The Discovery of DNA
    3. The Beatles
    4. The Premier League
    5. Winston Churchill
    6. The WorldWideWeb
    7. James Bond
    8. The BBC
    9. Margaret Thatcher
    10. William Shakespeare
    11. (any other thing)
    What do you think a Briton is most likely to brag about?
    The thing I most like is our monarchy
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    Never been but 2014 was reportedly a good one
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    People
    -Queen
    -David Bowie
    -Elton John
    -Mick Jagger
    -Stephan Hawkings
    Much more obvs
    Places
    Big Ben
    London Bridge
    StoneHenge
    London Eye
    Much more obvs
    History
    Colonizing 1/8th of the land on the earth
    Numerous Invention
    Much more obvs
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    Adding onto what you said, having everybody else learn your language and not vice versa
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    Judging by how much time we devote to achieving it, I'd say most Brits are proud with their obesity. Number one in Europe. Take that France.
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    Judging by how much time we devote to achieving it, I'd say most Brits are proud with their obesity. Number one in Europe. Take that France.
    In two years time they will be number one in europe
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    (Original post by PrincessBO$$)
    People
    -Queen
    -David Bowie
    -Elton John
    -Mick Jagger
    -Stephan Hawkings
    Much more obvs
    Places
    Big Ben
    London Bridge
    StoneHenge
    London Eye
    Much more obvs
    History
    Colonizing 1/8th of the land on the earth
    Numerous Invention
    Much more obvs
    Big Ben is just the bell in the tower


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    Quite a long list

    Behaviour

    British humour particularly sarcasm
    Politeness
    Weird social rules
    Stiff upper lip
    Disdain for overt nationalism

    Notable Ideas/achievements

    Empiricism
    Liberalism
    Freedom of speech
    Eugenics
    Various scientific. (Eg gravity)
    Secularism
    Democracy
    Internationalism
    Gothic Horror
    The EU and ECHR

    (With European influences)

    People

    JS Mill
    John Locke
    George Orwell
    Bertrand Russell
    Marx (lived in Britain for a long period)
    Christopher Hitchens
    Jk Rowling
    Roald Dahl
    James Clavell
    Tolkien
    Charles II
    Prince Philip
    Dudley Moore and Peter Cook
    The Beatles
    Ricky Gervais
    Richard Dawkins
    David Attenborough
    David Dimbleby


    Fictional characters

    Sherlock Holmes
    James Bond
    Only fools and horses cast
    Black adder cast
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    (Original post by Davij038)
    Quite a long list

    Behaviour

    British humour particularly sarcasm
    Politeness
    Weird social rules
    Stiff upper lip
    Disdain for overt nationalism

    Notable Ideas/achievements

    Empiricism
    Liberalism
    Freedom of speech
    Eugenics
    Various scientific. (Eg gravity)
    Secularism
    Democracy
    Internationalism
    Gothic Horror
    The EU and ECHR

    (With European influences)

    People

    JS Mill
    John Locke
    George Orwell
    Bertrand Russell
    Marx (lived in Britain for a long period)
    Christopher Hitchens
    Jk Rowling
    Roald Dahl
    James Clavell
    Tolkien
    Charles II
    Prince Philip
    Dudley Moore and Peter Cook
    The Beatles
    Ricky Gervais
    Richard Dawkins
    David Attenborough
    David Dimbleby


    Fictional characters

    Sherlock Holmes
    James Bond
    Only fools and horses cast
    Black adder cast
    Come again...
 
 
 
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