Media 3 August 2018 27 suggestions for Donald Trump, who doesn’t know what our country is called “They used to call it England.” Getty Lost in Britland. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Controversial bleached clementine and President of the United States Donald Trump has tried to convey his “great respect” for this country – without knowing its name. “I have great respect for the UK, United Kingdom,” he said during a rally – but not enough “respect” to know what, exactly, the United Kingdom actually is. “Great respect. People call it Britain. They call it Great Britain,” he continued, panic filling his eyes. “They call it – they used to call it England. Different parts.” "I have great respect for the U.K. United Kingdom. Great respect. People call it Britain. They call it Great Britain. They used to call it England, different parts." (via Fox) pic.twitter.com/IgLQ6CFjzQ — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 2, 2018 Maybe we should cut him some slack – perhaps he was too busy on his recent visit to the UK, erm, visiting the UK, to find out where he was. He just didn’t have time to pick up that Great Britain is the island of England, Scotland (where he actually has his own controversial golf course) and Wales. Or that the United Kingdom is the actual sovereign country: the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Or that England is… still called England. But here are a few other suggestions from your mole for next time the Leader of the Free World publicly forgets the name of one of his closest allies: 1. Great Islands 2. Britland 3. Land 4. English Kingdom of Britain 5. Some Lands 6. Britain Great Again 7. Britain, Bigly 8. Great Island 9. The Island Formerly Known As England 10. The United Kingdom of Different Parts 11. Different Parts of the United Kingdom 12. Island 13. Islands 14. The Isle of British Union and Greatly Irish 15. The United Isles 16. English Island 17. English Ireland 18. Isle of England 19. Irish England and Welsh Scotland 20. Scottish Kingdom of English Wales 21. The United Britain of Great Ireland 22. The United Britain of Great Island 23. The British Kingdom of Great United and Northern Island 24. Lands 25. Water Country 26. Wet Rock 27. Viking France › The Conservatives are in crisis over austerity, not just Brexit I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!