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Re: cultural difference? lack of luck? please advise where you met your lover‏

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Actually "Brits" is only colloquial, the correct name for some UK nationals is British (I'm guessing that people from Northern Island, which is not part of Britain, only the UK, can't officially call themselves British, and am sure quite a few of them really rather wouldn't).
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Isles

As Ireland is part of the British Isles even somebody from the Republic of Ireland could technically be discribed as British. However, as Britain is short for Great Britain (name of the main island of the British Isles), someone from Nothern Ireland (or Man, Scilly, etc.) is indeed not an inhabitant of Britain.
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