Yes, there is indeed a city in England called York. No, it isn't named after New York. The county of Hampshire is not named after New Hampshire. Yes indeed, we also have a Boston, and a Cambridge. They're quite close. No, they aren't named after... We have Bangor as well. I know of at least three Bangors in Wales and one in Northern Ireland. They are not named after... Yes, Norfolk is in England too.
No, we don't have an Orleans, not in England. It's in France.
I assumed he was just teasing me until he went and told somebody else that I was being stupid because everybody knows that British places are named after American ones.