But having lived my whole life in the UK I beg to differ
A ' Full English/Irish ' or an ' All Day Breakfast ' is as described in earlier posts and all protein items are not necessarily fried; may be grilled or oven baked.
A ' Full Irish ' is sometimes referred to as an ' Ulster Fry ' in parts of Northern Ireland.
A request for a ' Big Fry Up ' would elicit the question ' What would you like fried ? '
Not the same thing at all...
I think it's important that the Americans on this forum not always make presumptions and value judgments about our British cousins. Let them speak for themselves. This, after all, was their forum before we joined.