An ExPat in the UK talks Royal Festivities

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[Editor's Note ~ I've been fascinated by Melania25 from the moment I came across her blog - she's a US expat who followed love to Scotland and has created an amazing community of Moms like her raising babies from two worlds. She's also smart as a whip and kicks ass. And this is what she thinks of all this Royal Wedding Hub-bub - Glasgow style. --Morgan]

No offense to my fellow Americans (unless you were that idiot hopping up and down on the news outside Westminster Abbey today) but most of you don’t get the difference between British and English---it’s not the same thing. The United Kingdom, or Great Britain if you will, is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. So while a Scotsman is British, he is certainly NOT English. Do you follow? There tends to be a bit of an Anglophile slant and often it’s assumed that British and English are interchangeable when they really aren’t. Throw in a thousand years of border wars and, let’s face it, who *actually* likes their neighbours anyway?

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