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Why do English people call themselves British while the Scotts and Welsh people call themselves Scottish and Welsh?

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    Because the British were the people of some Roman guy named Brutus and maybe Evandros. The welsh were only conquered by the Roman Latins. Scotland wasn't really invaded at all.

    Why aren't British people considered Latino too? It seem like they fit the historic definition. They were also conquered by the Latins.

    • Lv 7
      10 months agoReport

      They're not latin because they're conquered moron.

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  • Anonymous
    10 months ago

    The English founded Britain. The other Celtic nations are conquered. Lol.

  • JASON
    Lv 5
    10 months ago

    The British have been brainwashed in to being politically correct, and feel we are insulting the other countries if we ignore them.

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  • 10 months ago

    English nationalism usually extends to domination of other countries. Scottish, Welsh and Irish nationalism usually extends to being free of domination from England. That being said there are plenty of people in Scotland etc that say they're British, and some English people that do not identify with being British.

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  • 10 months ago

    Sure they call themselves British, but they also call themselves English. The Scots and Welsh can also call themselves British as they are also a part of Great Britain. Great Britain is the name of the island all three nations are located on.

    "Great Britain is an island separated from the European mainland by the English Channel and North Sea. It comprises the nations of England, Scotland and Wales. "

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  • 10 months ago

    Because they are. It is national pride. The Scots and Welsh were invaded by the British, but they didn't bow to them

    • brother_in_magic
      Lv 7
      10 months agoReport

      Lol, bless you. British is not an alternate word for English. British is ANYONE in the British Isles. In fact the country was known as Brittania in Roman times before there were English people living there!

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