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This glossary of names for the British include nicknames and terms, including affectionate ones, neutral ones, and derogatory ones to describe British people, and more specifically English, Welsh, Scottish and Northern Irish people. Wikipedia

  • British nationalism

    British nationalism asserts that the British are a nation and promotes the cultural unity of Britons, in a definition of Britishness that may include people of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish descent (those living in both Northern Ireland and Great Britain and historically the whole of Ireland when it was within the United Kingdom). Closely associated with British unionism, which seeks to uphold the political union that is the United Kingdom, or strengthen the links between the countries of the United Kingdom. Wikipedia

  • Classification of ethnicity in the United Kingdom and has been used in documents such as the 2011 UK Census to describe people who self-identify as white persons who are not of the English, Welsh, Scottish, Romani or Irish ethnic groupings. Instead a method of identification for white people who are not represented by other white census categories. Wikipedia

  • British people

    The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies. British nationality law governs modern British citizenship and nationality, which can be acquired, for instance, by descent from British nationals. Wikipedia

  • Prefix indicating a relation to, or descent from, the Angles, England, English culture, the English people or the English language, such as in the term Anglo-Saxon language. Often used alone, somewhat loosely, to refer to people of British Isles descent in the North America, the Caribbean, South Africa, Namibia, Australia, and New Zealand. Wikipedia

  • British diaspora in Africa

    Population group broadly defined as English-speaking white Africans of mainly British descent who live in or come from Sub-Saharan Africa. Primary language, including Zimbabwe, Namibia, Kenya, Botswana, Zambia, Saint Helena and Tristan da Cunha. Wikipedia

  • The list of regional nicknames used in English language includes nicknames for people based on their locality of origin (birthplace, place of permanent residence, or family roots). Nicknames based on the country (or larger geopolitical area) of origin may be found in the List of ethnic slurs. Wikipedia


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    • The word "pomnishambles" (Pom being an Australian derogatory word for an English person) was used by BBC writer Tom Fordyce (apparently quoting others) for the England men's cricket team and their lack of success against Australia in late 2017.Omnishambles-Wikipedia
    • When questioned about his name, Sullivan replied, "Corporal Sullivan VC to you, you pommie bastard".Arthur Sullivan (Australian soldier)-Wikipedia

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