The difference between England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom

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(CBS) - President Obama and the First Lady are currently overseas, charming the pants off the British government. But where are they exactly? The president is in England, meeting with the government of the United Kingdom, on Great Britain. I think? It's all so confusing. Luckily, we have this educational and humorous video to break down exactly how the geography and politics work out with our neighbors across the pond.

So, short answer: it's complicated. Long answer: it's complicated and they like it that way.

Thanks go to Colin Gregory Palmer Grey for the excellent video. Check out his website HERE for more info.

  • Bailey Johnson

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