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    An American By Any Other Name?

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    windlion windlion 56-60, M 1 Response May 9, 2013

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    I am definitely Scottish and British by default

    I am Scottish, technically British but never English, though I live there. I think parts of the UK have an Identity crisis by default, though we never think of it that way. Well, what I mean is I find it odd to find the English or British flag in England, but only because I am...
    Pa1nsMcmurdo Pa1nsMcmurdo 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 28, 2012

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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!

    It really winds me up when i ask a question & some smartarse will answer,whats that you're on about? or i've never heard of it! because i've used an ENGLISH term or word.If i know an American way of putting it i do ,if there isn't one i ask the question anyway,because if someone...
    deleted deleted 26-30 25 Responses Oct 6, 2012

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    A Blessing!

    Thank God ................:)
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 7 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Not Even British

    I'm not american and not British as this groub seems to be for the british, I'm from that Island contry between Greenland and Faro Island which both belongs to kingdom of Denmark. I sometimes feel that I was born in wrong country as I feel often more intrest in the american...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M Oct 11, 2012

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    Is Gael Mise

    Rugadh mé í 1994 in Sasana. Ach tá mé i mo chonai in Éirinn. Slán a chairde.
    SocialFuckingParasite SocialFuckingParasite 18-21, M Apr 14, 2013

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    No We're Not!!!

    OK I get it theres loads of merkins on here like most of the net no probs with that obv most are fine BUT............Do some of you guys think that if someone who is obv English asks a Q and you dont understand the words you could stop being a b!tch bout it?I use a lot of English...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    ..but Devided By A Common Language

    Being on the right side or should I say, the eastern side of the pond does have it advantages. The fact that we have first access and can proudly state that "The Queen's English" is "resident" here....well in most cases. I cam across a story line lately where His Lordship had...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M Jan 18, 2013

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    But You Wish You Were!

    sorry we all cant be americans! some people have to be from "somewhere" else".
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 6, 2012

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    Im Not American!

    Im Filipino Canadian :D - at least we are above you.
    regieJR regieJR 18-21, M Nov 1, 2012

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    MelaninThoughts MelaninThoughts 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 21

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