Subscribe English
look up any word, like tittybong:
 
18.
Terribly difficult to some up briefly, so short and sweet:
One of the greatest nations ever.
Has an outstandingly extensive and fascinating history.
Once controlled virtually the whole world.
Has one of the most amazingingly diverse and exciting capitals in the world.
The English have played a significant role in the development of the arts and sciences throughout the globe.
Thanks to the legacy of the British Empire, the English language is now the world's unofficial lingua franca, while English common law is also the foundation of legal systems throughout the English-speaking countries of the world.
England has a long and rich musical history.
England has remained a central figure of literacy excellence throughout the past few centuries, notably Romanticism and Modernists.

Sir Winston Churchill, Isaac Newton, William Shakespeare and Charles Darwin- some of the most outstanding Englishmen.

Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit
(Translated: "God and my right")
This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle,
This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
This other Eden, demi-paradise,
This fortress built by Nature for herself
Against infection and the hand of war,
This happy breed of men, this little world,
This precious stone set in the silver sea,
Which serves it in the office of a wall
Or as a moat defensive to a house,
Against the envy of less happier lands,—
This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England.
William Shakespeare
Richard II (Act 2, Scene 1)
by Isaac, England June 17, 2006
90 78
 
1.
A member nation of the United Kingdom. It is part of an island nation in western Europe, which invented football (which we have mixed results in) Rugby (same again) and many other handy things.

Together with Scotish enlghtenment (mainly based in Edinburgh) Welsh raw materials, Irish manpower. The English played a huge part in turning Great Britain into the first truly industrialised nation.

It also (again with the aid of the other home nations) formed the largest empire the world had yet seen. Strangely the English attempts at Empire had been successful but not greatly so, while the Scots had failed in panama. When the two combined however things really took off (strange)

The English also proved themselves to be a strong fighting nation both on sea and land and contrary to popular myth were equal to the other home nation regiments. For some reason many seem to believe that a race of people that sailed across the North sea and took over much of the fertile land of Great Britain and then fought virtualy non stop with Europe, should be considered pansies.

The English are now a hugely mixed group, however as they consider and take pride in their mixed basterdised background (creating a better stronger gene pool) this has had no real negative consequences unless a group is clearly segregating themselves (hence the dislike of the muslim veil)

The English relationship with the rest of the U.K. has been tense for many years in the past due mainly to the constant wars between themselves with no clear outcome other than pointless arguements over things that happened in the middle ages.

The main cause for dislike now is not so much cultural differences (as there are none to speak of other than accents)it is more of a dislike based on news reports wanting to create hatred. Football and Rugby matches that are treated like wars (its only a sodding game)and a sense of calling yoursef different for the sake of wanting to be different. This has been fueled by a largely pointless and over nostalgic view of the past in many celtic countries which now believe they can improve themselves by dressing stupidly and speaking languages that are basically defunct. rather like the Italians reverting to Latin on a whim or the English learning Anglo Saxon.
England perform on average on their own. United with the other nations of Britain. THEY ROCK!
by markwignall1988 October 21, 2006
2004 1234
 
2.
A brilliant country, from where the following things were introduced to the world: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Black Sabbath, Depeche Mode, Sex Pistols, Coldplay Monty Python, Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, Shakespeare, Ian McKellan, Patrick Stewart, John Lennon, Harry Potter, Elton John, Fawlty Towers, The Office, Blackadder, Oscar Wilde, Jane Austen, John Keats, Lord Byron, Geoffrey Chaucer, William Blake, Charles Dickens, J.R.R. Tolkien, Roald Dahl, Thomas Hardy...
In short, England is the artistic and cultural heart of the world.
"The English language boasts a rich and prominant literary heritage. England has produced a wealth of significant literary figures including William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous in the history of the English language, Daniel Defoe, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell and Harold Pinter. Others, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, Agatha Christie, Enid Blyton and J.K. Rowling have been among the best-selling novelists of the last century. Among the poets, Geoffrey Chaucer, Lord Byron, John Keats, John Milton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and many others remain read and studied around the world-"-Wikipedia
by Kimmyliah September 10, 2006
2026 1309
 
3.
The homeland of numerous talented musicians.
Me love England, England is best
by WOOOOOOOOT December 11, 2006
1673 1046
 
4.
The best country in the world and probably the most hated for some reason but we dont drink tea all day and we r not all posh, actually i've never met anyone that talks like 'we' do in american films.
England help france in the war and then they sell really dangerous bombs n stuff to argentinians in the falklands war
by jakew September 14, 2006
1848 1450
 
5.
The finest place on this earth.

England - Love it or leave it.
England the greatest place on Earth
by Donside April 09, 2006
1827 1571
 
6.
England is an alright country, depending on what part of England you're from it's a nice place to live. Many of Englands sterotypes are untrue or are untrue now for example bad teeth I've never met anyone in real life with black teeth and I've lived in England my whole life. I'm not saying England is the best country in the world because I don't think it is but i don't think it's as bad as most of these definitions are making out.
England is a fun place to live you know!!
by Gido&Jessicerr December 31, 2009
464 216
 
7.
Simply, the greatest country in the world. Any negative points said about it, is basically jelousy and every country has equal or far worse points. Britain created the British empire which covered most of the world, and started the industrial revolution which was a turning point in history... Also, our friends in the West, America, uses our language... and along with other countries makes it one of the most spoken languages in history. If it wasn't for England, good ol US of A would be full of native americans, and you woudnt have the necessities you have and take for granted. How great a country must we be, to rule most of the world, and achieving all this even though our country is so small!
WE MAY HAVE A CRAP FOOTBALL TEAM, BUT WE INVENTED FOOTBALL, SO HOW BOUT THAT! in conclusion, England is a phenominal country, and has achieved so much!
"England is so small, but has created so much"
by John-BeProud July 21, 2006
1695 1523