Great stuff invented by the British...

Palfrem

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Having followed the recent thread originated by one of our more voluble American members and witnessed some of his thought provoking pronouncements on us "Brits", I took quiet solace in the sheer number of brilliant inventions given to the world by the British.

May I open the bidding with

The locomotive
Toilet paper
Penicillin
Jet engine
Polyester
RADAR
Steam engine
Electric motor
World Wide Web
Television
Fax machine
The Steel making process

What is your favourite British contribution to the betterment of the world?
 

nick mercedes

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Having followed the recent thread originated by one of our more voluble American members and witnessed some of his thought provoking pronouncements on us "Brits", I took quiet solace in the sheer number of brilliant inventions given to the world by the British.

May I open the bidding with

The locomotive
Toilet paper
Penicillin
Jet engine
Polyester
RADAR
Steam engine
Electric motor
World Wide Web
Television
Fax machine
The Steel making process

What is your favourite British contribution to the betterment of the world?

Computer?
 
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My vote goes for;
Democracy.

Edit; just thought of another- the internal combustion engine.
 
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Cheddar cheese
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Marmite
 

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de Havilland Comet - the first passenger jet-liner


(OK, it took a few tries to get it right, but the Brits were the first).


And now... all we make is engines (RR) and wings (Airbus).:(
 

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The sandwich.
 

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