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Why America IS better than the UK

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posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:18 AM
reply to post by AtcGod

Anglo-Saxon is German. Just an older derivative, bastardised into our own language. Norman is Norse and Norse is Germanic originally, so whichever way you look at it, we speak German!

None of which alters the fact we are GREAT - and the only one around to boot! You may think such grandiose gesturing on the face of our name is shameless publicity for a backward nation, i however see it as pure genius marketing and a very humble description of Gods own country.......

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:20 AM
Will you lot just get a room already!!

You doth protest too much...

There is KY in both our countries....

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:21 AM
reply to post by CynicalDrivel

Don't Cajun's originate from Canada (obviously after France)? I thought Cajun was an shortened version of Acadian (which is what the bit of Canada they lived in at the time was called)?

And i actually thought that originally, Acadians were either from what was Brittany or Aquitane? In which case, whilst they may have been nominally French, in reality they were English!

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:23 AM
reply to post by Flavian

So if I follow are saying that English and German are the same language.......

Hmmm.... Delusional? Thats what I am talking about.... You guys really have the blinders on....

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:29 AM
reply to post by AtcGod

Originally, yes. They have just altered over the years. English has gained a more global aspect to it, for example concrete was stolen from Italy, rubber from India.

Sounds mad i know but linguistics confirm this to be true.

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:31 AM
reply to post by Flavian

Oh and your versions of our T.V. shows are horrible as well.

Especially your version of Deal or No Deal... With all the people and their little cardboard boxes? heh.

Crystal maze....I believe that was an original of yours i that is entertainment my friend.

Oh and I love how you commentate Ninja Warrior....Like it is a serious game or something.... The only reason it is fun to watch in the US is that we over-dub it with funny comments and poke fun at the show.

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:34 AM
reply to post by Flavian

Well then we could really take that back to the first ever spoken language.... Hey everybody!!! We all speak CAVE MAN!!!! Uh...uhh.....ooooh.....ugh....oogh...

You brits might as well be speaking German though because I can understand your English about the same as I can German.

Maybe thats why you think they are the same?

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:40 AM
reply to post by Flavian

Shh! They'll be hating on the English, if you keep it up.

Wiki is good enough:

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 10:46 AM
reply to post by CynicalDrivel

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 05:26 PM
reply to post by CynicalDrivel

America joined WWII after Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japan, and the USA declared war against Japan. Three days later Germany declared war against the USA, and so the USA declared war against Germany. America joined to save itself.

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 05:45 PM
reply to post by FluffyCannibal

America was rigged to have Pearl Harbor happen. If we had prevented it, which we could, it wouldn't have been a "save our butts" moment at all.

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 06:18 PM
reply to post by CynicalDrivel

And America was 'rigged' for Germany to declare war against it?

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 06:32 PM
I love America AND the UK.

Both countries have a lot to brag about.

Just a couple of the many things I like about the UK - you know how to make proper tea and you restore your old historic buildings instead of tearing them down. You preserve your history!

You Brits are okay by me.

Loved the tour I took over there - London, Belvoir Castle, Edinburgh, the lake country (is that supposed to be capitalized?), Windsor Castle.

Marvelous stuff!

P.S. - Brit comedy is way better than American comedy.
edit on 6/13/2012 by disgustingfatbody because: ADDED COMMENT

posted on Jun, 14 2012 @ 04:47 AM

Originally posted by alien
Look at all the love in this thread.

...well...none of you are welcome in New Zealand...

...its a cold isolated place...terrible...we've barely got electricity and wouldn't want to visit here anyway...

...nope...just cross it off your 'To Do' Lists...

Beautiful country New Zealand, beautiful.
Just seem's a waste of time and money travelling all that way around the globe to end up in the double of Scotland.

posted on Jun, 14 2012 @ 05:38 AM
Last year during an American vs. Britain thread Muckster pointed out several things.

His were numbered, my reply to the point is beneath. Seemed appropriate for this thread as well.

1) We speak English.

We speak 'Merican.

2) We can have a conversation at normal audio levels without interspersing it with "HELL YEAH" "ALRIGHT" and "USA,USA" etc...

Federal law. We have to do that.

3) We don’t do silly high fives; we simply shake hands like grown ups.

We invented the fist-bump with the splayed fingers.

4) We do not believe what our government tells us.

Our government says you're lying.

5) We are educated.

I don't need triggernometry. I already know how to shoot.

6) Our homes don’t have wheels.

Then how can you do NASCAR?

7) The Banjo is banned under common decency laws.

Your loss. (hee-yuk)

8) Although marrying cousins is legal it is not widely accepted.

We aren't french for gods sake!

9) We don’t have to have our national flag on everything we own.

Then how do you know what nationality you are?

10) We know the meaning of the word “Humble”.

We know the word. We're the BEST at it!

11) We realise that there are other countries in the world.

More Americas? Not likely.

12) We can “walk” to our shops (Remember that one America?? Walking??)

We walk to our cars. Actally, I have a scooter for that.

13) Our Queen (God bless her) is actually the ruler of the entire world, unlike Obama who just runs America!.

Obama is a King! (didn't get the memo?)

14) When you look into our eyes you see the sane, calm and tranquil look of a pedigree... Not the cross-eyed, insane, and slightly angry look of a mongrel.

*scratching a flea* Huh?

15) We drink Tea.

Is that a brand of coffee?

16) We know which fork is for starters.

Trick question. You don't use a fork for starters. You use a wrench.

17) We know which spoon is for desert.

Silly brits. Why use spoon for beer?

18) If we ever lost a War we would never make a thousand movies about it so that we could collectively wallow in self-pity

USA, USA, USA, USA,. . . . what was the question?

19) When we win wars we have a dignified parade which involves the crowd quietly waving flags and clapping politely.

We have quiet dignified parades. Then we invade countries and blow stuff up.

20) We invented Comedy Sarcasm and Irony

We invented fart jokes.

21) We are the only country in the world that does actually LOVE America and Americans

Awwww, big hugs, puddin'.

posted on Jun, 14 2012 @ 06:27 AM
reply to post by Suspiria

Normally I'd be offended by that...

...but given its actually pretty accurate...well...

posted on Jun, 14 2012 @ 08:00 AM

Originally posted by eletheia
reply to post by Nyree

QUAINT ...charmingly odd in an old fashioned way amiable agreeable neat

BIJOU ...something small dainty usually ornamental elegant and tasteful

Take your pick i still go for 'QUAINT'

Okay - you're right! The UK is quaint!

But my house is Bejou

posted on Jun, 16 2012 @ 10:26 AM
Hi Friends,

USA more developed rather then UNITED KINGDOM because UNITED STATE is big compare as UK by land . i like USA because it's my country

posted on Jun, 16 2012 @ 11:06 AM
reply to post by mariocarner

i'll assume that you mean that includes the waist line?

but i'll assume that you must be texan since they always seem to be complaining that everything over here is so small

posted on Jun, 16 2012 @ 11:18 AM
reply to post by mariocarner

That could be the most silly post I have seen all day, you say because we are a small country we arn't as developed as the US? do you realize without us brits you would not have a computer? let alone the internet to post such rubbish.
We have been developing for hundreds of years socially, economically and technologically. Iam not saying we are better we are different but to say we are not as developed as the US just because we are smaller?...dumb.
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