Most Americans don’t even know the correct difference between England, The United Kingdom, and Great Britain, but at least they’ve heard of those terms. 

But if you told the average American ‘The City Of London’ is actually a separate entity that resides in the city of ‘London’, they would think you are trying to play a prank on them. 

But it’s true. Thankfully, everyone’s favorite nerd  explains the whole mess in simple terms in honor of the upcoming London Olympics.