Taken from the Oxford English Dictionary, you cunt.
Definition of Union Jack
- 1the national flag of the United Kingdom, formed by combining the red and white crosses of St George, St Andrew, and St Patrick and retaining the blue ground of the flag of St Andrew.Also called Union flag.
The two terms are interchangeable, and thus myself, and my RAF family background shall continue to refer to it as the Union Jack.
Your move, dickhead.
“The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland uses as its national flag the royal banner known as the Union Flag or, when flown at sea, the Union Jack.”
“Afloat, the Union Flag has been reserved for military purposes. It is the Jack of the Royal Navy”
Becomes the Union Jack at sea due to being flown from a Jackstaff. This is where the term ‘Jack’ comes from. Flags on land cannot be ‘Jacks’ since they are not flown from a Jackstaff.
I’m just playing Devil’s Advocate here, but:
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