I can only applaud the level of statesmanship that brought the British Empire to it's knees and then killed it, and then moved into the resulting power vacuum.
A masterstroke, we were hoist by our own petard.
I respect the american people enormously, most are worthy adversaries.
I'm not getting why you want me to be grateful though, I mean you keep winning...
Doesn't matter how well mannered we are as a nation, sitting their with egg all over your face, saying "Oh jolly good" gets really tiresome after a while.
There's alot more to history than dates and spin.
Whatever the 'reasons' for your having to gallop to our rescue in WWI and WWII, the result is undeniable. We got f'ed, you got laid.
Another key fact you should take out of WWII, despite all the bravery of your troops, some brilliant generals and powerful leadership, your economy (the only one that didn't get bombed to ****), won you the war and the peace.
A brit's perspective on the relatively recent history.
Late, you have a go mate we are knackered.
Pay for new arms to come rescue us by selling us your old crap so we'd need rescuing.
A stroke of genius that was. Machiavelli would have come in his trousers.
F'ing late again, and why is my missus wearing silk stockings and a big grin presenting me a son called Elmur?
You didn't pay for the bloody thing did you?
Those nice stand up peace loving, Geneva convention abiding, Freedom Fighters, the Provisional IRA, thank you.
Our land, our people, f*** negotiating
Free Market economics my arse
Oh and give us our colony back.
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