Prompted by yet another story in which a British character refers to the USA as "The Colonies" without appearing to intend it as sarcasm or an insult.
It's common in US TV shows to have Brits call America "The Colonies"
I'm British and I always do this
I'm British and I never do this
Former colonies, surely
I'm not British but I do this
I'm not British and I never do this
Something else - see comments