Happy St Georges Day

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Happy St Georges Day

Postby Joolz » Tue Apr 23, 2013 8:48 am

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Flagons of ale all round
Tune the world out, turn the radio up
Sing along to my freedom song
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:08 am

Maybe that should be dragons of ale . . . :D

Happy St George's Day to all out English friends* :D

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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Square12 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:21 am

Oooohhh careful with that picture, you don't want to anger the non English Brits and btw you mentioned Germany twice, but my isn't he a busy man!

Pop quiz what other than their sainthood connects Santa and St George?
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Tonyblack » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:26 am

:lol: I'm a non-English Brit. It's a recruiting poster from WW1.
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Square12 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:31 am

I actually knew the bit about the poster. Just realised you mentioned Germany 3 times.
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:13 am

Off for a pint to celebrate. It takes 45 minutes to walk to the pub I want to be in so need to set off now to be there for opening :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Ghost » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:17 am

Square12 wrote:Oooohhh careful with that picture, you don't want to anger the non English Brits and btw you mentioned Germany twice, but my isn't he a busy man!

Pop quiz what other than their sainthood connects Santa and St George?

he rides a sled pulled by Reindeer delivering presents to all the good children of the world in one night :lol:
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Square12 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:35 am

Nope the answer is
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they were both born in modern day Turkey
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Apr 23, 2013 11:12 am

Do you think he responsible for bringing kebabs to England. :shock:

@ Mad I thought the pub was just at the bottom of the hill or don't you like that one. :)

Happy St George's Day to all out English friends. :lol:
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Catch-up » Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:06 pm

Happy St. George's Day!
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:43 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:@ Mad I thought the pub was just at the bottom of the hill or don't you like that one. :)


The pub that brews it's own beer is seriously up the hill from here :D
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Batty » Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:55 pm

At least it means the walk home is down hill!

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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Dotsie » Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:59 pm

Square12 wrote:Just realised you mentioned Germany 3 times.

Three different areas of Germany ;)

Happy St George's Day! :D
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:30 pm

The Mad Collector wrote:
Who's Wee Dug wrote:@ Mad I thought the pub was just at the bottom of the hill or don't you like that one. :)


The pub that brews it's own beer is seriously up the hill from here :D

Well worth the trek then. :mrgreen:
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Square12 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 9:37 pm

Oh yeah didn't notice that, well spotted dotsie.
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