I remember reading the words of satirists like PJ O'Rourke (the republican party reptile) and being slightly ashamed of living in a 'country' that calls itself Great Britain.
I used to think: Ouch! OK, he's got a point though
But hang on, a few years later, and how are the Americans branding themselves in the Middle east?
Once again, there seems to be one rule for the Yanks and another rule for the previous Global Empire Builder.
Has feminism gone too far? Or indeed, political correctness?