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Saint George's Day.

Old Apr 23rd 2010, 4:42 am
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Off to the local in my red and white check Ben Sherman button down shirt. What could be more English? Oh i know....rugger.

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Old Apr 23rd 2010, 5:21 am
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St Who??????????
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St Who??????????
Doing your Gordon Brown/Government in general impression are we?

I clean forgot it was today too

Better break out the St. George's Cross..... Oh wait. Can't in England. May offend an immigrant!

Bet NZ arn't that petty. Sooner I get out there the better!!!
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Old Apr 23rd 2010, 7:31 am
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Originally Posted by Gizmo27 View Post
Doing your Gordon Brown/Government in general impression are we?

I clean forgot it was today too

Better break out the St. George's Cross..... Oh wait. Can't in England. May offend an immigrant!

Bet NZ arn't that petty. Sooner I get out there the better!!!
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Old Apr 23rd 2010, 7:32 am
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Stormers just being typically welsh!
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Old Apr 23rd 2010, 7:45 am
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Originally Posted by Yotty View Post
Stormers just being typically welsh!
Got me in one
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Old Apr 23rd 2010, 7:52 am
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That's a good point....Who's the patron Saint of NZ... St Francis Xavier? Dosn't sound Welsh!
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....yep, more chance of getting a bank holiday in NZ for it being St Georges day, than you do in the UK.........as was previously mentioned, wouldn't want to offend anybody.........

....Get me of this crazy god damn island !!!!!!
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....Get me of this crazy god damn island !!!!!!
And to think we used to rule 25% of the planet and nobody dared fart incase it offended us! How far we have fallen.
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Happy St Georges Day

Kids all dressed up in red & white for school today, they have a St Georges day tea arranged for this afternoon and are looking into the history of St George


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Originally Posted by Gizmo27 View Post

Better break out the St. George's Cross..... Oh wait. Can't in England. May offend an immigrant!

OK - this is another 'head scratcher' for me. Never ever ever, not even once, not even for one nanno second, whilst in England have I ever been reprimanded, scolded, asked to remove it or got in 'hot water' of any descripton over the flying/display of the England flag.

And I've asked around too, and none of my mates have either.

Also ...... if anybody ever did ask me to remove any England flags I had flying ....... well, let's just say ............. they'd stay where they were.
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OK - this is another 'head scratcher' for me. Never ever ever, not even once, not even for one nanno second, whilst in England have I ever been reprimanded, scolded, asked to remove it or got in 'hot water' of any descripton over the flying/display of the England flag.

And I've asked around too, and none of my mates have either.

Also ...... if anybody ever did ask me to remove any England flags I had flying ....... well, let's just say ............. they'd stay where they were.
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There's 60 million people in Britain and there are bound to be some that will say stupid things. The problem is that the media blows them up out of proportion.

As for the Sun 'newspaper'... half of its so-called news is just made up anyway.

Fly the flag and be proud if that's what floats your boat. If it's become associated with nationalist extremists then we need to use it more in order to claim it back.

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Originally Posted by WhingingPom View Post
There's 60 million people in Britain and there are bound to be some that will say stupid things. The problem is that the media blows them up out of proportion.

As for the Sun 'newspaper'... half of its so-called news is just made up anyway.

Fly the flag and be proud if that's what floats your boat. If it's become associated with nationalist extremists then we need to use it more in order to claim it back.

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The main problem with the St George flag is that the famous soccer hooligans adopted it as their war banner when travelling abroad and 'representing' England. Now it is associated throughout Europe as the sign of drunkeness and trouble.
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Originally Posted by WhingingPom View Post
There's 60 million people in Britain and there are bound to be some that will say stupid things.

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Yep !
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