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Re: OT: speaking of days (weeks, months, years, etc.) (was: Re: Movie 'n Book recommendations by Curt)

On Saturday 01 April 2017 18:11:12 Liam O'Toole wrote:
> On 2017-03-31, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> (...)
> > We are part of the same sovereign state, but 4 nations.
> When you consider some of the Irish, yes. Most Irish people live in a
> different sovereign state.

Agreed!!!  But the United Kingdom has 4 nations in it.  It is one Sovereign 
State (for a little while longer anyway) but 4 nations.  The fact that one of 
those nations has temporarily been split in two by history is a separate 
issue. You surely wouldn't dispute that it is a discrete nation?