Posted by: secretperson | November 20, 2008

Most Don’t Know Britain’s Constituent Countries

A survey has shown that three quarters of people didn’t know how many countries made up Great Britain. Most answered four, presumably adding Northern Ireland to England, Scotland and Wales.

One fellow interviewed, a Mr G. Brown, stated that there were two nations, Scotland and Wales, a collection of regions, known as the piggy bank, and something longwinded about “shared values” which caused our researcher to fall asleep.

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