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originally posted by: Peeple
a reply to: Peeple
What did Germany have in comparison? Two (probably) gay guys #ing around. Goethe and Schiller.
Haha you win so much!
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: Peeple
That's a bunch of nonsense. Great Britain was not a Mongol Horde. They brought many people out of the dark ages. While others only practiced theft and exploitation, great Britan brought the world to a higher standard of life.
They are in a different class. Even Rome could not beat them. The Nazis spent years beating the crap out of the UK and still couldn't break them.
The rest of Europe was a mess after much less. Also, the UK didn't need the Marshal plan for as long as the rest of Europe because they are hard working innovators and the rest of Europe starves in bad weather and can't make anything worth a damn without starting off with other peoples ideas.
You sound like a whiny child. Every nation tried their hand at empire. They just sucked at it because they were weak and not committed beyond profit.
That's why your country is not as great as the UK. You guys never worked harder to deserve more. You didn't sacrifice more and that's why you criticize others who did. You know they don't need you as you need them and it's a bad revelation for you.
You are all scared. You are scared because you are weaker than the UK and desperately need her.
You would rather see her at your feet instead of standing tall next to you.
Oh, you are German? Hahaha. Why don't you guys burn down Rome again you barbarians?
Different class. Barbarians never built an empire of their own. They just tried to take from others. They could not conquer the UK. Even now they can't no matter the method of soft conquest used.
You guys always wanted to go back into your forests. Go.
originally posted by: lakenheath24
a reply to: OtherSideOfTheCoin
Fing whah for those poor financial criminals in London. London cares about London. If it's outside the M25 they don't give a snip. Screw those city peeps. Let me starve to death. Serves em right for sldisrespecting country folk
That's why most IT, Medical and Scientific jobs are filled in by other Europeans, right?
Jesus, you're sounding like the typical Brit douchebag that thinks they are really great.
Ask Ireland how great they were during the famine. As India if they wanted to be brought from the dark ages, as you call it. Colonialism was never right.
Also, how big must your ego be that a country needs to prepend their name with Great.
Geoffrey of Monmouth in his pseudohistorical Historia Regum Britanniae (c. 1136) refers to the island of Great Britain as Britannia major ("Greater Britain"), to distinguish it from Britannia minor ("Lesser Britain"), the continental region which approximates to modern Brittany, which had been settled in the fifth and sixth centuries by Celtic migrants from the British Isles
originally posted by: OtherSideOfTheCoin
The only problem with that is that its going to totally screw over the little guys, like those 5000 folks working in the car factory down the road who wind up getting fired because the firm says its just easier now to do it all on the content....