A country that is part of the United Kingdom. It contains one of the largest economies in the world, and is indeed a world power.
While the majority of England's population is not what is depicted in the media as "tea-drinking-bloody-saying limeys", most of it's internet population as self centered bigots, who openly boast about the "greatness" of their country, and putting down America because we created our own culture after gaining independence, and we don't constantly praise England. See highest voted entries for verification.
Even as England complains about how Americans "all think we talk funny and are all posh and drink tea" they make equally brash generalizations about Americans, about how all Americans are "fat, disgusting, crude and play fake sports like American football" A lot of English people tend to use what happened hundreds of years ago as the main point of their arguments, thinking that their generation of people are the ones that "freed" America, when the majority of the English aren't even related to strong political powers during the 1700's, nor was America freed by English, but instead the war was won by America that earned America's freedom.
Some English individuals are incapable of accepting other people's cultures, since it is not their own, and therefore it is wrong.
from Engalnd - "Your football is not a real sport!"
America - "Why?"
England - "Because it's not like our football!"
America - "....."
England - "You should stop playing baseball! Why is it called the world series when it's only played in America?!"
America" One, just because it's not massively popular ni your country doesn't mean others should stop playing it, two, it's called the world Series because a large quantity of players who play in American Baseball teams are from around the world, and multiple countries play in the world series, namely Canada and Mexico. People do play baseball in England too, you know."
England - "Your culture is stupid, you call lager beer, which is wrong!"
America - "We're sorry that we have developed a different culture now, and part of that includes different words for different things."
England - "Well... your culture is stupid! And all American's are fat and disgusting!"
America "wow... Yes, around two thirds of American adults are considered over-weight, so are half of English people, with that number steadily rising."
England - "....... your still dumb!"
America - "The literacy rate for both America and England is 99%."
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.more...
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 war...
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
The homeland of numerous talented musicians.
Me love England, England is best
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
The finest place on this earth.
England - Love it or leave it.
England the greatest place on Earth
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!!
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"