English counties explained

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Jay Foreman
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Out and About
Out and About

Explain the anomaly of County Durham then? I’ll give you a clue. It has to do with Bishops.

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Allilang
Allilang

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Jovideos
Jovideos

Ok, as a Brit I now understand why I know American states better than British counties now

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Duncan Brown
Duncan Brown

Umm in the ad. Hey pesto. I really like the idea that was a joke :)

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Otavio Xavier
Otavio Xavier

I have a Yorkshire puppy

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Fingon Findekano
Fingon Findekano

brilliant

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_Paws_
_Paws_

In New York City, counties and boroughs are interchangeable; the borough of Brooklyn/Kings county. Long Island where Brooklyn/Kings county is a part of has either boroughs or counties.

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amirito ♪
amirito ♪

These guys are the best teachers i have ever seen. I thought I was watching entertainment. Turns out I was learning all along lol

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Rvve Duio
Rvve Duio

decide to call them that). All of which were named after the biggest town in said subdivision. Just to make things more confusing for you.

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Matt McIrvin
Matt McIrvin

In the US, what counties really do also depends on where you are. In many states, they're a powerful division of government. In most of New England, where your whole state is entirely divided into cities and towns, they're nearly nonexistent--they're mostly administrative divisions of the state court and prison systems, the county sheriff is basically the chief jailer, and there may be no county government at all.

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Rvve Duio
Rvve Duio

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CJAOSHENY JC
CJAOSHENY JC

this is the kinda thing your geography teacher put in on in class for a "treat"

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Michael
Michael

5:11 that is an abomination

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Drew Lawrence
Drew Lawrence

My friend wrote a song about the counties of England which explains this perfectly: https://soundcloud.com/user-193365401/counties-of-england

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DiscoText
DiscoText

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Bilal S
Bilal S

I’m from Middlesbrough, are we from North Yorkshire or Cleveland?

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Jacqueline Liu
Jacqueline Liu

1:20 I love how there's a rickroll

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Nathan Loomis
Nathan Loomis

I love when learning about weird oddities in England can help me understand why there are certain oddities in my home in New England. We have many repeats of our English town names between our 6 small states as well and no longer use county governments in Southern New England.

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Karlski
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mau mung2
mau mung2

Diction: brilliant. Nice one!

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joss cole
joss cole

Independence for Yorkshire!!!!

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No Mods No Laughter
No Mods No Laughter

Do it for YORKSHIRE!!

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rinn dzikrullah

'knock knock who's there?' 'sir' 'sir who?-' 'SuFSharK-' Lmao

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Michael Wright
Michael Wright

See you call cities manspreading across county borders, but Bristol was made a county in its own right by Henry III because Somerset and Gloucestershire were fighting over it

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AM GAMMER 999

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Scelly
Scelly

Bonus points for the postman pat theme

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MaxHowlett
MaxHowlett

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Grant Middleton
Grant Middleton

Funniest video you guys have done 😆

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PSYCHOxFROST
PSYCHOxFROST

Yorkshire is cool I guess but it's not Dorset, the most beautiful county

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michael portaloo
michael portaloo

Some people still write 'North Berkshire' on letters to addresses that were once in Berkshire and are now in Oxfordshire

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Wilson
Wilson

You’re just jealous your county suck. YORKSHIIIRE YORKSIIREE!!!

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Rob Setters
Rob Setters

Is middlesex a country or not?

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Jay Foreman
Jay Foreman

It’s a historic county, but it’s no longer an administrative county. See our video ‘Where does London stop?’ for more detail about what happened to Middlesex.

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Barbra Frömhr
Barbra Frömhr

3:45, does that means that either Shropshire would have been called Shropshireshire or shortened to Shrop?

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James Carroll
James Carroll

Brilliant. They don't pay you enough. (We don't pay you enough). I'll look you up on Patreon.

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Ibney00
Ibney00

In the us laws don’t just differ by state but also by county. They even can differ by metropolitan.

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Prescribed Bread
Prescribed Bread

0:44 was gonna say, if Yorkshire didn't exist then were the fuck was I.

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Peter Bishop
Peter Bishop

Nice one chaps. It's interesting that County Recorders who record England's flora, fauna and fungi, still use the pre-1974 County maps. Logical really, otherwise comparisons over time which aim to see how well or badly certain species are faring would be hard to understand. Let's face it a Great Crested Newt doesn't give a shit if it lives in Huntingdonshire or Cambridgeshire, because it's just something humans have made up. A bit of disappointment that you didn't explain the Soke of Peterborough, although it appeared on your map. Peterborough was originally a Soke, but in its history has been part of Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire and now a Unitary Authority. Five incarnations so far, a bit time-lordish. There were other Sokes, now there's a thought... Also enclosure maps.. another thought... Really like your style in these shows. Love and peace.

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David Jones
David Jones

OMG!

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ClearlyPixelated
ClearlyPixelated

I love these videos. Thank you so much for taking the time to produce them. You really have wonderful quality and writing.

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Alex Montanus
Alex Montanus

8:04 aren’t these houses from Game of Thrones?

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Xorua
Xorua

The Postman Pat theme caught me off guard

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SilverCipher
SilverCipher

Buckinghamshire gang rise up

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James V of Scotland
James V of Scotland

Im from Yorkshire!!

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Jan Halacek
Jan Halacek

That sock puppet sucking on a straw really is everything!

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thestorminator89
thestorminator89

So let me get this right. I live in Kingston Upon Hull = county Humberside = county East riding of Yorkshire = county East Yorkshire = County Yorkshire = county,.......How am I suppose to fit all this onto a form, LMAO.

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Grassy Ranks
Grassy Ranks

Excellent. You'd be amazed by the number of swiveling loons I encounter with a county obsession. I'm pleased to live in a Unitary Authority, York, which, once and for all, is NOT part of North Yorkshire.

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Jay Foreman
Jay Foreman

Tell that to the North Yorkshire Police Station on Fulford Road!

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Alf
Alf

But what is a roast without a west-riding pudding?! A Humberside pudding is a completely different thing...

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M.A. Antonin
M.A. Antonin

That moment when you read it as "Dorkshire".

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crowo
crowo

this is just the holy roman empire english version to me

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ItsAllPeachyy
ItsAllPeachyy

No mention of the lovely and proud Cornwall being a Dutchy instead of county! Only have to drive down here to see all the Cornish flags outside homes and stuck on cars to see we’re just as loud and proud the Yorkshire folk! (Also would have loved to have heard a map men explanation of why Cornwall is a Dutchy as despite living here it still baffles me!)

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Dave Black
Dave Black

Yorkshire tea has its own country also crimes against ukuleles

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Oblithian
Oblithian

And you get a dislike for the use of the sexist and absurd term 'man-spreading'

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Alex K
Alex K

Damn why so pissed man

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R C
R C

Sheffield is not in the north .not remotely.

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Peat
Peat

I appreciate the use of the English language and its grammar that these two gents espouse. Words such as "exclave" and "to answer, what is a County?" rather than what a county is. Marvelous.

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fork
fork

1 million!!!!!

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Zurt
Zurt

what prevents Scotland declaring itself its own sovereign nation, separate from the uk?

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Zurt
Zurt

@Geo S i dunno, after brexit i wouldnt be surprised if most of scotland wanted out of the uk - they need permission from london to have a referendum, but i was wondering what would happen if the scottish government just said 'we're leaving'

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Geo S
Geo S

People in Scotland 😂

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Adriana Spalinky
Adriana Spalinky

Bathshire 🛀

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Kyrieru
Kyrieru

Funny that that original method of asking people where they think they live was the more effective method.

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Oliver Hemmings
Oliver Hemmings

Quality video, made me laugh, taught me a bit and I'm still kinda non the wiser.

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George B
George B

to be fair I'm from derby and have never heard of the great village and civil parish that is wingerworth

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Baltu Lielkungs Gunārs Miezis
Baltu Lielkungs Gunārs Miezis

Good government would fix things, bad government would make them more complex. Look at the 2 municipal reforms Latvija has this century and you will see what government we have.

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Steve Thomas
Steve Thomas

Avon created by the Tories in 1974 but capitalise by Labour. It still rumbles on even when it was thankfully abolished in 1996. We still receive post with Avon on it. The local inept constabulary still carries Avon in its title Avon and Somerset. So it doesn't represent the people of Bristol or South Gloucestershire as neither of them are in Avon for obvious reasons it doesn't exist or Somerset. Personally I would want my village leave Bristol and return to Somerset as it was over one hundred years ago. Just to say I have thoroughly enjoyed your videos. It was gert lush me babber.

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George Davies
George Davies

4:49 waaaayyy Bristol

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MegaDonGallo 1981
MegaDonGallo 1981

In Ireland counties (all 32 of them) are important as the main trophy of the two national sports - hurling and football - are competed for on a county level.

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Citizen Wolf
Citizen Wolf

Counties in Ireland are still regarded as very important by their inhabitants. Fights are still fought every weekend between rival counties. There's even an annual All-Ireland fight, which includes the counties in Northern Ireland.

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robert harriman
robert harriman

There's something particularly nauseating about the ridiculous pride Yorkshire folk take in their region of the country. God's own country and all that bullshit.

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Alex K
Alex K

@No Mods No Laughter damn I can understand pride in a state or country but county? Damn when do we see people prideful for their cities or towns too lol

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GeneralStryker
GeneralStryker

These videos are just so funny.

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Stomp Alomp
Stomp Alomp

As a proud Yorkshireman, I dont think there is any risk of us forgetting we are from Yorkshire, or of the county going anywhere!

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Rajvansh Singh Chauhan
Rajvansh Singh Chauhan

Even George RR Martin could not properly divide Westeros like Medieval Britain

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Scott Grohs
Scott Grohs

That whale-sized county was just so the English Crown could find justification for taxing Robin Hood and his Merry Men, as it was no doubt thick forest at the time.

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Adam Brown
Adam Brown

Yorkshire Yorkshire YORKSHIRE

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Sala Khaliff Jr
Sala Khaliff Jr

Exactly what I was looking for

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will nestor
will nestor

At no point in school did we ever learn about counties. I know most of the us states but could barely name 4-5 counties

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ǝɹɐɯʇɥᵷᴉu evergreen
ǝɹɐɯʇɥᵷᴉu evergreen

staffordshire has a bretzel on its coat of arms? nice

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Salter's Stuff
Salter's Stuff

poor Wingerworth. Edit: poor Derbyshire!

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Eamon Quinn
Eamon Quinn

Berkshire got screwed in 1974, losing Abingdon and the Vale of The White Horse and gaining Slough, it was supposed to gain Henley but it appears they didn't want to be associated with Reading.

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Eamon Quinn
Eamon Quinn

A Reading address these days guarantees an expensive home.

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Eamon Quinn
Eamon Quinn

@S T Yes, it's about 9 miles from Henley to Reading where it's over 20 miles to Oxford

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S T
S T

Yes, the elitist snobs there fought like hell, succesfully, to keep their Oxfordshire address. I know ordinary Henleyites who would much have preferred to join Berks with Reading just a few miles down the road.

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David Ryan
David Ryan

brilliant:)

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Cole 8ero
Cole 8ero

Maenstro kimpembé

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RUBBER BULLET
RUBBER BULLET

FATLAD.

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T. Gracchus
T. Gracchus

I've always wondered why Yorkshire exists, like why don't we just strap Yorkshire in a rocket and shoot it into space?

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Ewan Murray
Ewan Murray

*deep breathe* Redcar is ceremonially in the North Riding of Yorkshire. In the 60s it became part of the new Teesside county borough which was abolished after 6 years, at which point it became part of the new Cleveland county. 25 years later, this was also abolished, but services such as police retained the name Cleveland. Redcar & Cleveland unitary authority replaced Cleveland and is still current however the Tees Valley Combined Authority also has some powers in the area now.

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Tony Raffetto
Tony Raffetto

So is england is The Shire and full of hobbits?

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Chessrook44
Chessrook44

Suddenly the British fucking up the borders in Africa, India, and the Middle East makes more sense...

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senni bgon
senni bgon

Rutland did give us the pre-fab four, The Rutles, so we can't just write them off.

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Liomar Souza Carlos
Liomar Souza Carlos

Great job Guys! Can you do the same for Scotland, wearing a kilt. Just joking 🙃 🤣

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Ace of Hearts
Ace of Hearts

What about the Shire that place in which the Hobbits live?

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senni bgon
senni bgon

It was even more complicated up to the middle of 19th Century when many counties had exclaves and enclaves. The "worst" was Worcestershire which had islands of detach

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Daniel Alpatov
Daniel Alpatov

Hiya Jay, congrats with 1 mil subs!

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Ted Ferkin
Ted Ferkin

Talk about confusing. There's a village close by me. It has a Derbyshire postal code, is out in the Nottinghamshire, but has a postal address of XXX, YYY, Nottingham. Go figure, would be nice if something for once would be consistent, and don't get started about local phone numbers.

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KuruvaGaming
KuruvaGaming

I live in Chesterfield which is in Derbyshire yet we have a South Yorkshire post code and most companies say they are in Yorkshire rather than Derbyshire even though it's clearly Derbyshire on the maps and if you ask the council its Derbyshire its so confusing lmao

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John King
John King

The Royal Bourough of Windsor and Maidenhead is really two towns separated by 5 miles of fields. There is a plan to separate them. Maidenhead is NOT royal!

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SerboWarCriminal
SerboWarCriminal

9:44 This means he removed all of his skin so the only thing left was his skeleton..

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Debbie Sunlight
Debbie Sunlight

I care I live in Dorset. Hang on you missed Isle of Wight.

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Debbie Sunlight
Debbie Sunlight

Love this subbed brilliant

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Infernos Gaming
Infernos Gaming

Every video I watch on the UK's administration and overall planning I grow more and more thankful America was mostly developed in the 1850s-1970s.

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MR. Ludicrous
MR. Ludicrous

TBH I am not mad at Britain anymore for f*ing Indian Border with Pakistan and Bangladesh. Poor lads can't even manage their own land how are they supposed to do a good job across the world.

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byblis persephone 2.0
byblis persephone 2.0

I live in a place called Southall which according to Wikipedia is in West London. But everyone writes Middlesex on their addresses but this county hasn't existed since 1965. But Southall is in the London Borough of Ealing. I can't write just London on my address because Southall has UB postcodes which refer to Uxbridge, another town in Western London. I honestly don't know where I live.

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Jay Foreman
Jay Foreman

You should check our our video “Where Does London Stop?”. It explains this specific thing about Middlesex in much more detail.

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Azfar Airi

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Augustus Mussolinus I
Augustus Mussolinus I

Take a shit every time they say county.

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TRY to HELP you
TRY to HELP you

Mapshire men!

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S J Glenny
S J Glenny

I live on border of South Yorkshire and Nothagham so yes Sheffeild

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Averon god of Fire
Averon god of Fire

This is what happens when you let half of Europe’s ethnic groups decide which parts of an island they want and then make a single country out of the shards… Britain you are just shy from Israel in terms of anomalies per square inch

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