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    Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    They'd be really disappointed when they got to Western Kansas expecting to ski.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Even the British make West Virginia jokes.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Even the British make West Virginia jokes.
    I assumed they just thought we were all Royals.

    edit: no, wait--they said light inbreeding.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Haha I like to see how tv has influenced many of these descriptions: white walkers, meth, true detective, fake tans..

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    If the Brit's know that much about our country then it's more than we know of the island they call home. I couldn't tell you much about England's map

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    They nailed my area, golf.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    If the Brit's know that much about our country then it's more than we know of the island they call home. I couldn't tell you much about England's map
    Doctor Who. Sherlock. Big Ben.

    No more words fit on a map of their country.

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    well...Thats actually pretty dead on how I see America

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sea Ray View Post
    I couldn't tell you much about England's map
    tiny. they share the island of Britain with Scotland, Wales, and depending on whom you talk to, Cornwall.
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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravenlord View Post
    and depending on whom you talk to, Cornwall.
    That'd be easy: game hens.
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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by dougdirt View Post
    Doctor Who. Sherlock. Big Ben.

    No more words fit on a map of their country.
    You gotta fit StoneHenge in there somewhere, don't you think?

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    They did the same map for the UK


    and for Europe



    The original article for the US also has the responses for each state and shown by region. Here is the one for the midwest (sort of)


    South is here
    http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/2014...98428507-8.jpg

    Northeast is here
    http://s3-ec.buzzfed.com/static/2014...98425768-3.jpg

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by klw View Post
    The TV references in Pennsylvania were definitely worth the click

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    Re: Britain's image of various parts of the U.S.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rojo View Post
    That'd be easy: game hens.
    From a British point of view it wouldnt. Be Cornish game hen is not really British despite its Name.

    Cornish Pasties and Cream Teas, Tin Mines and Lands End are more associated with Cornwall then anything else


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