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Thread #59418   Message #1483236
Posted By: Bunnahabhain
12-May-05 - 08:39 AM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Wehave pulled out of Washington. Once in the 1770's when the place was a useless swamp, and again in 1812, when we burnt the place for good measure.Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. But will you daft colonials take a hint? We can come and do it again if you like, and this time probably get support from the several states, and France. Lots of people in fact...

So she followed her Red-coats, whatever they did,
From the heighs of Quebec to the plains of Assaye,
From Gibralter to Acre, Cape Town and Madrid,
And nothing about her changed on the way;
(But most of the Empire which we now possess
Was won through the years with the old fashioned Brown Bess.)