British national identity  

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"What’s heaven? Heaven is where the police are British, the chefs are French, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian and the bankers are Swiss.

So then, what’s hell? Hell is where the police are German, the chefs are British, the mechanics are French, the lovers are Swiss and the bankers are Italian." [...]

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Britishness is a a term referring to the common culture and national identity of the British people. In the present day, the term is often associated with a desire to develop or more often define what it is to be British. The term may also be associated politically with appealing to patriotism, nationalism or British unionism. A range of responses and attitudes are attributed to Britishness, making a precise definition of the concept elusive.

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