10 Things That Would Be Normal If Britain Had Won The Revolutionary War

What if the Brits had never left? Celebrate Independence Eve this year with a Newcastle Brown Ale.

1. Our countryside would have a whole lot less of this…

Joe Sepielli (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: bigsep

…and a whole lot more of this:

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2. Our swear words would be way more dignified, too.


noun, nonsense. As in: “That is a load of codswallop.”

3. Our breakfasts would lose all that bull ****…


…and we’d be left with only half a muffin.

Sodanie Chea (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: sodaniechea

4. And there’d be a lot more pie. With meat in it.

Elsie Hui (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: elsiehui

So you can eat it for dessert… and dinner.

5. Our tourist attractions would look a bit more like this…

Milan G (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: mgurung

…instead of this:

Chris M Morris (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 79666107@N00

6. Our cats…

Nickolas Titkov (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: titkov

…would stay pretty much the same, except we wouldn’t have “American” shorthairs anymore, just British.

See? Big difference.

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7. Our pints would be imperial.


8. Unfortunately, our ships would still be powered by steam…

Ben Salter (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: ben_salter

…instead of freedom.

Ross Elliot (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: ross_elliott

9. Our cops would drive totally cute cars…

Barry Lewis (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 16179216@N07

10. …not to mention our cabbies.

Vicki Burton (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: vicki_burton

Imagine how great America could’ve been, and how much beer Newcastle could’ve sold, if Britain won the Revolutionary War at Ifwewon.com.

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