Originally Posted by Patricia
Great Britain is an island including England, Wales and Scotland.
The United Kingdom is England, Wales and Scotland plus Northern Ireland.
I live in Wales, so am Welsh and British, but not English.
..Which is the part I knew (my Father-in-law is a Scot), but how could one be English and not
British? I thought I had selected the "safest" phrase, and ended up causing yet another international incident.