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Old 06-23-2012, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Purgatory
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Sounds like a good idea and a good excuse to drink more
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This!
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:10 AM
 
Location: The Silver State (from the UK)
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Sounds like a good idea and a good excuse to drink more

Britain already has a day dedicated to that. It's called 'Saturday'!
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Purgatory
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Britain already has a day dedicated to that. It's called 'Saturday'!
LOL, true!
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Old 06-23-2012, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Axarquía, Andalucía, Spain
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Old 06-27-2012, 01:07 AM
 
Location: Next stop Antarctica
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They already have a day its called St.Georges day but it has never been really celebrated by the masses unlike the St. Andrew, St David.
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Old 06-27-2012, 01:18 AM
 
Location: Southern England.
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They already have a day its called St.Georges day but it has never been really celebrated by the masses unlike the St. Andrew, St David.
Indeed cushla, though of course it's not a day that would represent Britain, as you suggested.

However, as far as that day goes it surprises me that the English do not make more of that day, especially as it is the day that Shakespeare is thought to have been born, and is certainly the day he died.
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:06 PM
 
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Problem is that the English have been encouraged to think of themselves as being British first, English second, unlike Scots, Welsh and N. Ireland.
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