Sunday, June 26, 2016

Offer not applicable in 1922

New York Times Explainer Interpreter column headline --

After ‘Brexit,’ 3 Centuries of Unity in Britain Are in Danger

Read on and you'll see (1) the UK/Britain terminological confusion that bedevils much writing about the country and (2) only the most oblique references to the fact that the UK did not stay unified since the 1707 union with Scotland, given the departure of what is now the Republic of Ireland.

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