John Quinn wrote:
> I have been known, however, to have fun with the terms in reverse,
>speaking (to blank looks) of the island of Britannia as the largest
>of the Irish Isles.
I was told - by a very politically-correct colleague - that the
correct term is the North-West European Archipelago!
I can't see anyone but a geographer calling it that, though!
JRULM (U.K. or N.W.E.A.!)