What was Britain's greatest ever gift to the world ?

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  1. Magicpole

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    For a small country we are up there with anybody in our inventions and contribution to the expansion of science. America? Pah! :)
     
  2. Sid C

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    He emigrated to America. He was born in Burnage.
     
  3. Henkeman

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    Did all of his work over there, took American citizenship, founded the American Telegraph and Telephone Company, lived out his life there, died there.

    American.

    (You do realise this was only a comment to slap @Magicpole around the head with a wet fish, right?)
     
  4. aguero93:20

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    He'd prefer to be slapped around the head with a deep fried fish, show some cultural sensitivity.
     
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  6. Henkeman

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    Like logarithms. You utter, utter bastards.
     
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  7. Sid C

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    Yes, as was mine ;)
     
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  8. Magicpole

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    He didn’t even invent it. Stole the patent. I’m talking about our real scientific heroes. For they are legion,
     
  9. Magicpole

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    Now we’re talking.
     
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    Sylvester McCoy?
     

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