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Juan P-B How to commemorate Trafalgar bicentenary (75* d) RE: How to commemorate Trafalgar bicentenary 08 Oct 04

According to yesterday's Daily Mail, Totnes Council, in Devon, have voted against any form of celebration of Trafalgar in future in case it upsets those people living in their twin town of Vire in Normandy.

We've already apologised for India, China, America and slavery! Why not, as a 200th Anniversary celebration, own up that we English were totally wrong to be at war with the French for so long and that we were bullies for three-quarters of the last millenium.

Someone once told me that the Champs Elysees is tree-lined on both sides so that the German army can march in the shade whenever it invades


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