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England to remain as ‘scapegoat’ in event of Scottish independence

What have the Britons ever done for us, eh?Fans of psychological projection, blamestorming and scapegoating were over the moon last night after First Minister Alex Salmond won them an important concession in the lead-up to next week’s historic referendum. It has been confirmed that, even when Scotland has become a strong, world respected nation with a flourishing economy and healthy population, it will still have an option to ‘blame everything on the English’.

Some experts feared that Scotland’s booming economy and spreading bonhomie might change the national character forever. The feel good factor, surging national confidence and removal of all the chains that held them back could, ironically, have a detrimental effect on the nation, the experts warned.

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2014
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We want the ‘old you’ back – An open letter to Britain

‘Where’s your sense of self-loathing, Britain? Sure, you have produced great music and great television, but your trains are still late and overpriced, your roads are congested and your public transport is shit.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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Map makers thank athletes, musicians for putting towns on the map

up to 90% of UK towns 'unknown' before athletes got involvedIn 2008 Rebecca Adlington put Mansfield on the map with her heroics at the Beijing Olympics, filling a slightly embarrassing gap south of Sheffield. Now success from other British sports stars means that ‘at least 90% of the towns in Britain’ feature on road maps.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2012
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Scotland to be released on compassionate grounds

'thanks for coming'It’s only fair to let them slip away peacefully into national self-determination.’

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Posted: Jan 11th, 2012
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‘Embarrassing’ Britain is humanely destroyed

‘It seemed like the kindest thing to do’ explained Britain’s European relative Germany. ‘He kept trying to pretend that he was still one of the big boys, entering into military campaigns he couldn’t really afford and acting like he was still one of the major world economies. It was so sad.’

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Posted: Mar 23rd, 2011
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