Happy St Georges Day

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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:12 pm

Tonyblack wrote:*and all these others for whom St George is patron saint: agricultural workers; Amersfoort, Netherlands; Aragon; archers; armourers; Bavaria, Germany; Beirut, Lebanon; Bulgaria; butchers; Cappadocia; Catalonia; cavalry; chivalry; Constantinople; Corinthians (Brazilian football team); Crusaders; England; equestrians; Ethiopia; farmers; Ferrara; field workers; Freiburg, Germany; Genoa; Georgia; Gozo; Greece; Haldern, Germany; Heide; herpes; horsemen; horses; husbandmen; knights; lepers and leprosy; Lod; London; Malta; Modica, Sicily; Montenegro; Moscow; Order of the Garter; Palestine; Palestinian Christians; Piran; plague; Portugal; Portuguese Army; Portuguese Navy; Ptuj; Reggio Calabria; riders; Romani people; saddle makers; Serbia; Scouts; sheep; shepherds; skin diseases; Slovenia; soldiers; syphilis; and Teutonic Knights


:lol: So, basically, if you're a Corinthians supporting saddle-maker of mixed ethnicity who suffers from a variety of skin and sexually transmitted diseases, George is your guy.
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 24, 2013 4:44 pm

Pretty much so. :lol: When I look at that list, St David suddenly seems inadequate. ;)
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby wicked woman » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:43 pm

Is St David the patron saint of dragons? :?
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:54 pm

:lol: No, just Wales.
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:14 pm

wicked woman wrote:Is St David the patron saint of dragons? :?


Good point - if syphilis can have a patron saint, why can't monsters? I'll take on the job if no-one else is willing, although I do draw the line at Gnomes.

(This would entitle me to a percentage of any profits, hordes and plunder, right?)
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:49 pm

I can't fault your logic. Although I think being dead is one of the qualifications for being a patron saint . . . :think:
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby KnightOfFewWords » Wed Apr 24, 2013 6:55 pm

It's the smallprint that gets you every time. :cry:
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Re: Happy St Georges Day

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Apr 24, 2013 7:45 pm

You know what they say about sharp words, they can cut you to the bone. :mrgreen:
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