English counties explained

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  1. Jay Foreman

    Jay Foreman

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    • Me Tube

      Me Tube

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      Damn it, skipped to the end and missed the rest of the video.

    • Taste The Diff'rence

      Taste The Diff'rence

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      Rob Paulsen would be proud

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      Illjwamh

      6 dögum síðan

      It absolutely was

    • Tom Williams Productions

      Tom Williams Productions

      6 dögum síðan

      Was hoping you'd do the song

    • Fajar S

      Fajar S

      6 dögum síðan

      @Jay Foreman Knock knock

  2. Христо Мартунков, граф Лозенски

    Христо Мартунков, граф Лозенски

    58 mínútum síðan

    2:08 Ah... Somerset... land of theHigh Elves...

  3. jazz322alllwaysswing

    jazz322alllwaysswing

    Klukkustund síðan

    The IT Crowd energy is strong here

  4. Chelcie Harman

    Chelcie Harman

    Klukkustund síðan

    your channel is incredible

  5. Infidel Castro

    Infidel Castro

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    I cannot sufficiently marvel at your perfective (that’s a word now) amalgumisation (that’s a word now too) of education and comedification. Thank you both on behalf of everyone, including myself.

  6. Stuart Clarke

    Stuart Clarke

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    Dear MapMen. VPN is not an acronym!!!! Shame on you!

  7. MrpepperonimanYT

    MrpepperonimanYT

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    Leischester Rutland Teesside Nottinghamshire Greater London Greater Manchester Tyne and wear County Durham Northumberland Cumbria Lancashire Worcestershire Cornwall East riding West Yorkshire South and North Yorkshire East Sussex West Sussex Hertfordshire Merseyside Dover Devon Northampton Oxfordshire Buckinghamshire Cambridgeshire Kent Dorset Somerset Cumberland

    • MrpepperonimanYT

      MrpepperonimanYT

      2 klukkustundum síðan

      Forgot the rest

  8. Love and Ukes

    Love and Ukes

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    That poor ukulele! 😭

  9. MrpepperonimanYT

    MrpepperonimanYT

    2 klukkustundum síðan

    You forgot teeside inbetween county Durham and North Yorkshire

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      2 klukkustundum síðan

      Teesside was a county borough between 1968-1974. The name is still used by some people to describe the general area but it is not a traditional county and it is not a modern county.

  10. Matthew Smith

    Matthew Smith

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    I've always wondered what's the difference between Greater London and the 1970s metropolitan counties. Now, they're all composed of boroughs (London or metropolitan boroughs which are effectively unitary authorities but not called that because they became unitary in 1986, not 1996) and before that they had more powers than districts elsewhere (controlling education for example, except in inner London where there was ILEA) and the county council was weaker. Is there any difference? Is it just the name?

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      Klukkustund síðan

      For more detail, see the videos on my channel about the London Boroughs.

  11. Janne van Capelle

    Janne van Capelle

    3 klukkustundum síðan

    as a clueless german, i dont know what which english accent sounds like. however, its fun to see what celebrity any random british person sounds like. you two kinda sound like jon richardson and david mitchell...

  12. Sàbhail ar Alba

    Sàbhail ar Alba

    4 klukkustundum síðan

    What about the western Yorkshire county of Pakistan Lesser ?

  13. Steve Johnson

    Steve Johnson

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    U.S. has counties too, and states, and towns, which segments of the world never heard of, and laugh about.

  14. falcon664

    falcon664

    9 klukkustundum síðan

    Yeah, OK, but where is Walford?

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      30 mínútum síðan

      Walford is a fictional borough in East London. The fictional tube station has maps showing it to be placed where Bromley by Bow should be. Its postcode (E20) was originally fictional, but has since been adopted by the Olympic park in Stratford. So, I would say, Walford is a mix of Tower Hamlets and Newham. (See also the fictional constituency of “Thames Marsh” in Yes Minister, which predates Eastenders.)

  15. Kabort Motorsport

    Kabort Motorsport

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Ohhhh there’s Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Rutland 😂😂😂😂

  16. Ryan Bale

    Ryan Bale

    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Question: which country do you think has the best geographical administrative system? For example, Japan has prefectures, the US has states etc... could and should the UK’s system be revamped? If so, what should it be modelled on?

  17. exoendo

    exoendo

    12 klukkustundum síðan

    instead of making less videos, have you all ever considered making more videos?

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      29 mínútum síðan

      I’m going as fast as I can!!

  18. It'sElle

    It'sElle

    17 klukkustundum síðan

    I nearly switched off in the first seconds. t' means To The

  19. djfmitv

    djfmitv

    18 klukkustundum síðan

    "we stopped over four people in the street...." XD lol

  20. Geekeric

    Geekeric

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    This! is how I want to be educated from now on. Thanks!

  21. Ketchup

    Ketchup

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Finally a good reliable video that talks about counties of England

  22. Ricky M Herbert

    Ricky M Herbert

    19 klukkustundum síðan

    I thought towards the end that the English version of the Scottish Sock Puppets had taken over the show. 😀 As a Cornishman living in Yorkshire I often tell folk I'm the Cornish Cultural Ambassor to the West Riding of this great county. A sort of Wuzel Gummidge version of Sir Les Patterson. 😇

  23. Snecko the Veggie Avenger

    Snecko the Veggie Avenger

    21 klukkustund síðan

    Omg this guy hasn't aged a bit in a decade. A vampire!

  24. Rina Kay

    Rina Kay

    21 klukkustund síðan

    Never thought a map could be aggressive but I stand corrected.

  25. Steve V

    Steve V

    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Just do what we do in Ohio. The state is divided into counties. The county consists of all parts of the county that are not designed parts of cities or villages. Cities and villages have their lower level municipal courts, and counties have the courts of common pleas. If there are no cities or villages, the county will also have a municipal court. Counties themselves are simply political subdivisions of the state. There are no codified county statutes as such, but counties do handle the same sorts of matters of local government like building codes and zoning and the like. Simple and efficient. The common man on the street really doesn’t give a crap about what county he lives in and it mostly only affects him in terms of sales tax and the registration sticker on his motor vehicle registration and plate. Mostly.

    • George Doty-Williams

      George Doty-Williams

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      I love that you begin by saying "do what we do in Ohio", as if Ohio of all places was the pioneer of administrative divisions

  26. ruchisjulie

    ruchisjulie

    23 klukkustundum síðan

    Brilliant! And the county song is absolutely amazing 😂

  27. Ralf Rüssel

    Ralf Rüssel

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Sir F. Shark

  28. Anne Graham

    Anne Graham

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Looking forward to hearing about the parishes next....

  29. Lauren Damaso Ruiz

    Lauren Damaso Ruiz

    Degi Síðan síðan

    It winds me up that some systems still insist I live in Avon

  30. Lauren Damaso Ruiz

    Lauren Damaso Ruiz

    Degi Síðan síðan

    You ain’t seen rabid pride till you go to Rutland

  31. The Old Time Gamer

    The Old Time Gamer

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Almost worth getting surf shark just so I FINALLY can watch Doctor Who…..

  32. The Old Time Gamer

    The Old Time Gamer

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I’ve had a piece of Yorkshire in my life for 10 years…. I love my dog

  33. Al Poehlman

    Al Poehlman

    Degi Síðan síðan

    i feel like most american states don't know much about their counties but maryland is a weird outlier that is patriotic for its counties individually... why do we care so much. baltimore city is just baltimore city.... not baltimore county

  34. Go gameing

    Go gameing

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Scp-6000

  35. Paul Sutherland

    Paul Sutherland

    Degi Síðan síðan

    i feel less bad about being from england and never having learned the counties now. i assumed it was just my ignorant london-centric upbringing. i mean, yes that, but

  36. nPseudo k

    nPseudo k

    Degi Síðan síðan

    8:03 Oh those flags are just…not quite Liberia levels but walking that tightrope.

    • nPseudo k

      nPseudo k

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      @George Doty-Williams Ok most of the county flags aren’t that bad, but Shropshire’s reminds me of an awful level in GD I once made that still haunts me.

    • George Doty-Williams

      George Doty-Williams

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      Are you mad?

  37. Swagmaster 420

    Swagmaster 420

    Degi Síðan síðan

    I live ten mins away from wingsworh

  38. Steven Engelbert

    Steven Engelbert

    Degi Síðan síðan

    "Acronym!" *Rips off head*

  39. John Turland

    John Turland

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Northamptonshire is now only 2 districts instead of the thousands it used to be before the government were forced to come and take over the shitty council.

  40. thisisgemtv

    thisisgemtv

    Degi Síðan síðan

    'From the documentary A Matter of Loaf and Death' had me howling

  41. Contessa Adella

    Contessa Adella

    Degi Síðan síðan

    Wiltshire - tranquil rolling chalk downland, Stonehenge and probably Hobbits. Yes, we sound like soft spoken country farmers…and Hobbits.

  42. Jan Warren Bunoan

    Jan Warren Bunoan

    Degi Síðan síðan

    (in british accent) Oh, biscuits!

  43. Ian Scott

    Ian Scott

    Degi Síðan síðan

    And the anglo-centric referral to "England" as "Britain" rears its head again...

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      Degi Síðan síðan

      Nope. Actually we were careful to mean England when we said England and Britain when we said Britain for this one.

  44. Church of Mattheism - Anarxist Sect

    Church of Mattheism - Anarxist Sect

    Degi Síðan síðan

    That’s funny. We’ve got our own unpopular experiment called Cleveland in the States too.

  45. Krenzy

    Krenzy

    2 dögum síðan

    0:30 hahaha

  46. Richard Waring

    Richard Waring

    2 dögum síðan

    Being from Yorkshire is a bit like being a vegan you get told in the first fifteen minutes of meeting them.

  47. LITTLEGIRL subscribe plz ^^

    LITTLEGIRL subscribe plz ^^

    2 dögum síðan

    "Hey pesto!" Uke is fine! And Jay got his hair cut every year.)))

  48. East Meets West Presents

    East Meets West Presents

    2 dögum síðan

    At least the US got their county system right... right? And lucky Australia did not make the mistake of using counties as a division - instead resorting to the aptly named "Local Government Areas" and "Shires" (with their "Shire Councils")

  49. benragaberplym

    benragaberplym

    2 dögum síðan

    Royal Mail do use counties. I was a keyer and they absolutely use counties. It's the last bit of information that they go to but they certainly do use it.

  50. Anthony Chap

    Anthony Chap

    2 dögum síðan

    In American, we pronounced it as shy-er.

    • George Doty-Williams

      George Doty-Williams

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      Wrong

  51. Beefy Blom

    Beefy Blom

    2 dögum síðan

    YORKSHIRE ISN'T REAL

  52. dcoog anml

    dcoog anml

    2 dögum síðan

    administrative counties and gave up in frustration trying to understand whether any of my newly acquired knowledge was even real. FINALLY, SOME BLOODY ANSWERS!!!

  53. YaegerBombastic

    YaegerBombastic

    2 dögum síðan

    Wait till they find out about zip codes

  54. Ben G.

    Ben G.

    2 dögum síðan

    0:02

    • Ben G.

      Ben G.

      2 dögum síðan

      @Jay Foreman thanks for the info. I put this in the comments because it was so funny to play “and here’s t’map!”

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      2 dögum síðan

      Oh, ignore her. It’s almost definitely a bot. There’s loads of examples of this in the comments section of all my videos. A comment that’s already been made by someone else gets made again, replying to someone at random, with a picture of a scantily clad lady.

    • Ben G.

      Ben G.

      2 dögum síðan

      Uh…Why reply?

    • dcoog anml

      dcoog anml

      2 dögum síðan

      I live in cleveland and we still call it cleveland, its even on postal letters sometimes. Also we use teesside or north yorkshire

  55. Joshua Groves

    Joshua Groves

    2 dögum síðan

    ASAP as you said it, speaking each letter, is not an acronym. But you if you say it as a word, voilà it's an acronym.

  56. mejlaification

    mejlaification

    2 dögum síðan

    I find adding Dvořák to Yorkshire amusing.

  57. Eternally Angelic

    Eternally Angelic

    2 dögum síðan

    As an American.. This seems to be the hallmark of a British situation.

  58. Shaun Patrick O'Jameson

    Shaun Patrick O'Jameson

    2 dögum síðan

    The Only Way Is Chelmsford, Colchester and Surrounding Areas

  59. Rvarc

    Rvarc

    2 dögum síðan

    CONGRATULATIONS ON 1 MILLION JAY!!

  60. Oreste

    Oreste

    2 dögum síðan

    I like very much Britain was not affected by French rationalism.

  61. Km Bb

    Km Bb

    2 dögum síðan

    i laughed too hard on "shrewsburyshire" (small text at 2:23)

  62. thrybergh06

    thrybergh06

    3 dögum síðan

    Yorkshire born and Yorkshire bred... :D

  63. tubarao feio

    tubarao feio

    3 dögum síðan

    wifi IS an acronym, it stands for Wireless Fireless

    • George Doty-Williams

      George Doty-Williams

      9 klukkustundum síðan

      Not quite an acronym

  64. Lordlouckster

    Lordlouckster

    3 dögum síðan

    Acronym!

  65. Jonah Buxton

    Jonah Buxton

    3 dögum síðan

    did jay say this is the last map men?! :(((( say it aint so!

    • Jonah Buxton

      Jonah Buxton

      2 dögum síðan

      @Jay Foreman gah bless keep up the good work!

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      3 dögum síðan

      It’s the last episode in this current series. (Or “season” for Americans.) There will be more Map Men coming in about 2022/2023.

  66. siquq

    siquq

    3 dögum síðan

    Yay!

  67. Vintage Enthusiast

    Vintage Enthusiast

    3 dögum síðan

    I live in cleveland and we still call it cleveland, its even on postal letters sometimes. Also we use teesside or north yorkshire

  68. David Allen

    David Allen

    3 dögum síðan

    Thanks for uploading.

  69. Marcus Been

    Marcus Been

    3 dögum síðan

    when he said “Battenberg-ed an eyelash” i lost it.

    • stnicholas54

      stnicholas54

      3 dögum síðan

      Betty Battenberg-ed an eyelash is even better.

  70. Mirza Ahmed

    Mirza Ahmed

    3 dögum síðan

    Americans pronounce New Hampshire in the correct ("shur") way. Not sure why they would pronounce English counties differently.

  71. Charlie Clapp

    Charlie Clapp

    3 dögum síðan

    C F C There's Leicestershire, Oxfordshire, Rutland and Warwickshire, Northamptonshire is next door, D G7 Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire, Huntingdonshire and there's more, like C F C Suffolk and Essex and Surrey and Sussex and Nottinghamshire in the centre, D G7 C Devon and Cornwall and Dorset and Somerset, Kent and what comes after Kent? Hmmm... F C Westmorland, Cumberland, also Northumberland and county Durham below, there's D G Gsus4 G7 Lancashire, Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, 11 more counties to go! C F C Shropshire and Staffordshire, Berkshire and Hampshire and Herefordshire next to Wales, there's D G7 Hertfordshire, Middlesex, Worcestershire, Wiltshire and Yorkshire with all of the dales, and C C7 F D Buckinghamshire's the end of the list, there's no need to sing anymore, 'cause we're G7 C F C not doing Scotland or Wales or new ones invented in 1974.

  72. rayranja

    rayranja

    3 dögum síðan

    I only clicked on this video today just to hear the map man song

  73. Arthur Terrington

    Arthur Terrington

    3 dögum síðan

    Rutland likes to claim it's the smallest county in England, and this was true at the time of Domesday Book. However City of London later took that title, and CoL remains the smallest county in England to this day. In terms of modern ceremonial counties, the de facto geographical counties of England; Rutland is now either fourth and third, depending on whether the tide is in or out around the Isle of Wight (yes, really!) The 'horrible' name of Cumbria actually gave its name to Cumberland. Although the county only came into existence into 1974, the term Cumbria(n)had been used for to describe the area a long time before that-- Cumbrian Mountains is a notable example of this.

  74. Matt Nisenoff

    Matt Nisenoff

    3 dögum síðan

    I have no idea what any of this meant but enjoyed the video. Thank you.

  75. fastmongrel

    fastmongrel

    3 dögum síðan

    How can you tell whether a person you have just met comes from Yorkshire. Just wait 30 seconds and they will tell you how great Yorkshire is and how proud of being a yorkshireman they are. Then ask them where they live and they will often answer "Surrey"

  76. Simone Worsley

    Simone Worsley

    3 dögum síðan

    What about Norfolk and Suffolk? Where does the origin of those county names come from?

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      3 dögum síðan

      North Folk and South Folk of the Kingdom of East Anglia.

  77. jazeolo

    jazeolo

    3 dögum síðan

    I have never felt more victimised as someone from Rutland

  78. என்னைப் பற்றி நீங்கள் என்ன

    என்னைப் பற்றி நீங்கள் என்ன

    3 dögum síðan

    ah yes the *sus* sex county

  79. ThriftJunkGaming

    ThriftJunkGaming

    3 dögum síðan

    as an American I'll never fully be able to understand this.

  80. The Emperor's Shoeshiner

    The Emperor's Shoeshiner

    3 dögum síðan

    But the EU was too cumbersome and confusing for you guys...

  81. zedxx

    zedxx

    3 dögum síðan

    I can't with the sock doing work at Starbucks

  82. Ahmed Jafar

    Ahmed Jafar

    3 dögum síðan

    Rutland: Exists. Map men: And I took that personally.

  83. Tucker Cobble

    Tucker Cobble

    3 dögum síðan

    it's sad to see it end, i hope further projects see the level of humour and mirth in this series though.

  84. Modular

    Modular

    3 dögum síðan

    Quite funny but you both look like smackheads

  85. Deep Malya

    Deep Malya

    3 dögum síðan

    The English is the nightmare for phonetics…..it uses Latin script but have Germanic,Scandinavian,Celtic and romance roots….so what u write and what u spell is much different…..

  86. Kristian Evans

    Kristian Evans

    3 dögum síðan

    Madman you’re my heroes

  87. James Germaine

    James Germaine

    4 dögum síðan

    You two have to be cousins

    • Jay Foreman

      Jay Foreman

      3 dögum síðan

      No we don’t.

  88. Lee Beardsell

    Lee Beardsell

    4 dögum síðan

    A tip to anyone trying to do the Yorkshire dialect. The T’ sound does NOT replace the word “THE.” The just isn’t said in Yorkshire, it’s completely left out. T’ (Or Teh’ or Ta’ depending on the exact Yorkshire accent) replaces the word “To.” For example, “I’m going to the shops, do you want anything?” becomes in Yorkshire “A’m off T’ shops, want owt?” In contrast, “Will you let the dog out?” becomes “Let dog owt will thez?” Notice “To The shops” is “T’ shops” where as “The dog” is just “dog”

  89. richard slater

    richard slater

    4 dögum síðan

    Interesting and informative thank you but, guys, that “comedy” routine is pure Partridge.

  90. Alex Watson

    Alex Watson

    4 dögum síðan

    How long has Haily from Coronation street been a presenter on this?

  91. Christian Club

    Christian Club

    4 dögum síðan

    lol

  92. wuoi zuiu

    wuoi zuiu

    4 dögum síðan

    "isn't that only for nerds?" I think you may be unaware of your target audience here lads

  93. Agni Das

    Agni Das

    4 dögum síðan

    5:36 awww :(

  94. Marco De Santi

    Marco De Santi

    4 dögum síðan

    Postman Pat booyah 4:10

    • wuoi zuiu

      wuoi zuiu

      4 dögum síðan

      Funny!!! Clear as mud!

  95. Salty Tattie

    Salty Tattie

    4 dögum síðan

    Yorkshire is the best, it's so good that there is 4 of us now.

  96. Alexander Byron

    Alexander Byron

    4 dögum síðan

    Let’s have FEDERALISM 🙌🏼

  97. SeventhSwell

    SeventhSwell

    4 dögum síðan

    Having just discovered Map Men and binged quite a few episodes, I love the bit where in each episode you're slightly closer to each other. Another four years of these and one of you will have to be in the other's lap.

  98. Ben Norwood

    Ben Norwood

    4 dögum síðan

    Why does England fail when it comes to local news channels

  99. misomicro

    misomicro

    4 dögum síðan

    Hilarious. Not

  100. whatdonow

    whatdonow

    4 dögum síðan

    I needed this video to soothe my ego...English counties are my georgraphy Achilles heel

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