Post-War World Beating British Co.s & Inventions

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Spinning off from the Superior British Weaponry in WW2 Thread, what world beating British Companies, Products and Inventions stand out in the years since 1945?

I'll start the bidding with Rolls Royce - engine supremos
And Volkswagen :wink:
 

chrisg46

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The World Wide Web
 

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DaManBugs

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Wasn't it some Brit who inventicated the concept of the Mini? Alex Izzeegoneyet, or something.

MsG
 

Auld-Yin

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The Egg Banjo with Tuesday bread!
 

Auld-Yin

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Chicken Tikka Masala; now even girly pantywaists can enjoy a curry.
Don't anyone mention Korma, thats just meat yogurt.
 
Believe it or not in the 1950s motorbikes were world beaters . The Wild One starring Marlon Brando had his anti-hero driving about on a Triumph Tiger . Add to that we had the iconic Norton Commando and what's left to say ?
 

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Believe it or not in the 1950s motorbikes were world beaters . The Wild One starring Marlon Brando had his anti-hero driving about on a Triumph Tiger . Add to that we had the iconic Norton Commando and what's left to say ?

Brando rides a Triumph Thunderbird not a Tiger, the Tiger is from the resurrected Triumph stable, though they also produce new T-birds
 

pongo6863

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Morgan, Dowty Rotol (Airscrews), hovercraft, swing-wing, Harrier.
 

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OK, so I can't type fast enough!
 
Biro pens that still work 240 Fathoms under water, and Frying pans that would survive re-entry into our atmosphere.

What really changed Mankind forever was the Fluff-Away (Tm), I think it changed the sociological demography of Great Britain if you will.
 

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Biro pens that still work 240 Fathoms under water, and Frying pans that would survive re-entry into our atmosphere.

What really changed Mankind forever was the Fluff-Away (Tm), I think it changed the sociological demography of Great Britain if you will.
Out-gunned By Ronco's Buttoneer and Flower Loom.
 
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