Top Ten Facts About Great Britain

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The Top Ten

1 London has been called Londonium, Ludenwic, and Ludenburg in the past

It's also been called...
Toast

2 The English drink more tea than anyone else in the world
3 Polo, soccer and rugby were introduced to the world by the UK

Oh yeah, and thanks so much for that.
Yawn.

And how WOULD we catch a good nap without them?
By the way: Polo began as a Scythian game, couple thousand years ago, played with the severed heads of enemies.
Soccer began in Meso-America, again with severed heads.

4 The United Kingdom is the first industrialized country in the world

Yes.
And ever since, Brits' uncanny capacity for being boring has been automated.

5 There are over 300 languages spoken in England

That's why no one understands each other. All permanent residents should have a working knowledge of English. No interpreters or documentation translated into many languages.
Not racism, just good common sense.

And you think that's a GOOD thing, do ya?

6 The first hot chocolate store opened in London
7 Almost 75% of the land in the UK is taken for farming

And most of it's in the north, according to the stereotype. - PositronWildhawk

8 The British invented the world’s earliest railways
9 The market town that is Northampton once used to be the capital of England
10 It is against the law to get drunk in a pub in England

The Contenders

11 The smallest city is St Davids, Pembrokeshire – population 1,797

Actually, I forgot to put this - Delgia2k

12 There are only 22 countries Britain has never invaded.
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1. The United Kingdom is the first industrialized country in the world
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3. The English drink more tea than anyone else in the world
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2. The English drink more tea than anyone else in the world
3. Polo, soccer and rugby were introduced to the world by the UK
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