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Benjamin Britain
   appeared in the Dickens novel   
The Battle of Life
Manservant of Dr. Jeddler. He later marries Clemency Newcome and together they run the comfortable Nutmeg-Grater and Thimble Inn.
Teenage Fanclub
   released the album   
Songs From Northern Britain (1997)
Carol from Little Britain
   says   
"Computer Says No"
1936
   was the year   
Great Britain Had Three Monarchs
Following the death of George V and the abdication of Edward VIII, George VI assumed the throne on December 11th 1936.
Britain
   was known to the Romans as   
Britannia
Captain Britain
   is the alter ego of   
Brian Braddock
1760
      
George III Became King of Britain
George III ruled Britain and the UK for nearly sixty years. The US became independent during his reign.
1783
      
Great Britain Recognized the U.S.A.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
   appeared in   
The Battle Of Britain
1969
Pommie
   means   
Affectionate Term for Someone from Britain
Isle of Man
   belongs to   
Great Britain
221 sq. mi.. (self-governed)
New Britain
   belongs to   
Papua New Guinea
14,098 sq. mi.
Operation Sealion
   was the codename for the   
German Invasion of Great Britain
William Dampier
      
Discovered and Named New Britain
He charted the coastlines of Australia, New Guinea, and Southeast Asia keeping a detail journal of native cultures, the first typhoon noted and other discoveries.
1940
   saw the   
Battle of Britain
July 10-Oct 31, battle for air superiority between the German Luftwaffe and the British Royal Air Force
Great Britain
   lies to the north of   
France
Kelsey Grammer School
   features in   
Little Britain
Paddy Finucane
   is known as a   
Battle of Britain Flying Ace
1920-1942
Battle of Britain (1969)
   starred   
Harry Andrews, Michael Caine and Trevor Howard
Director: Guy Hamilton. Also starred Curd Jürgens, Ian McShane & Kenneth More
Guy Hamilton
   directed   
Battle of Britain (1969)
Britain
   in Navajo code is   
Toh-tah
Literal translation, between waters
The Most Awful Family in Britain
   was performed by   
Chapman, Gilliam, Idle, Jones and Palin
Presenter: "A very good try there, by the Garibaldi family of Droitwich in Worcestershire. Professor?" (Pull out further to pick up a panel of three distinguished rather academic looking people.) Professor: "Well, I can't make up my mind about this family... I don't think there was the sustained awfulness that we really need. I mean, the father was appalling..." (Two other members of the panel nod vigourous agreement.) Lady Organs: "Appalling... yes ...." Professor: "He was dirty, smelly and distasteful ... and I liked him very much ... but..." Presenter: "Lady Organs?" Lady Organs: "Well ... they were an unpleasant farally certainly, but I don't think we had enough of the really gross awfulness that we're looking for..." Presenter: "Well, harsh words therefor the Garibaldi family of Droitwich in Worcestershire, at present holders of the East Midlands Most Awful Faafily Award - Lower Middle-Class Section but unable today to score more than fifteen on our disgustometer. Well with the scores all in from the iudges, the Garlbaldis are number three ... and a surprise number two ... the Fanshaw-Churnleighs of Berkshire..." (cut to a very elegant breakfast table in beautifully tasteful surroundings. Four upper-class folk - two woman and two men - are talking most incredibly loudly at each other, with quite appalling accents. An appalling din altogether. They talk just about at the same time as each other) First Person: "What a super meal! Second Person: "Absolutely super! Pat and Max are coming down from Eton to help daddy count money." Third Person: "How absolutely super!"
Songs
   is missing from the title of   
___ From Northern Britain
Teenage Fanclub (1997)
Central Connecticut State
   is in   
New Britain
Great Britain
   is located in   
Europe
Britain
   had a leader   
George VI
Britain
   had a leader   
Winston Churchill
Greatest Ever Englishman
Britain
   had a leader   
Neville Chamberlain
Until 40
Britain
   had a leader   
Alan Brooke
Chief of the Imperial Staff
Britain
   had a leader   
Harold Alexander
Field Marshal
Britain
   had a leader   
Bernard Montgomery
Field Marshal
Britain
   had a leader   
Hugh Dowding
Air Chief Marshal Fighter Command
Britain
   had a leader   
Arthur Harris
Air Chief marshal Bomber Command
Britain
   had a leader   
Arthur Percival
Surrender of Singapore
Britain
   had a leader   
Archibald Wavell
From 43 Viceroy of India
Britain
   had a leader   
Claude Auchinleck
C in C India from 43
1936
   was the year   
Great Britain Had Three Monarchs
Following the death of George V and the abdication of Edward VIII, George VI assumed the throne on December 11th 1936.
1940
   was the year of the   
Battle of Britain
July 10-Oct 31, battle for air superiority between the German Luftwaffe and the British Royal Air Force
In Britain, 2 Women Were Killed in 1999 by Lightning Conducted Through Their Underwire Bras.
   is   
True
The Funniest Joke in the World
   contains the line   
Over 60,000 Times As Powerful As Britain's Great Pre-war Joke
"It was a fantastic success. Over sixty thousand times as powerful as Britain's great pre-war joke … Cut to a film of Chamberlain brandishing the 'Peace in our time' bit of paper"






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