A Humbling lesson from my 6 year old son

Sean Hoffman
3 min readFeb 1, 2023

My son, who’s seven now (he was six when this event occurred), is a bit of an Anglophile. I’m not entirely sure where he acquired this interest; perhaps it was his early interest in the musician George Michael from a couple of years prior (in an effort to recognize music and musicians from different musical genres and countries, I put on a George Michael video for him when he was younger). For whatever reason, he’s fascinated by the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and UK history.

Some Americans mistakenly assume that the UK and Great Britain are the same…

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Sean Hoffman

Software Developer (C++, C#, Go, others), Husband, Father. I eat fried potatoes annually on July 14th.