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Comments and Suggestions Thread, ST George's Day in EduGeek Stuff; Originally Posted by Jon That dragon looks a little bit Welsh to me... Maybe so, but that suits the Welsh ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon View Post
    That dragon looks a little bit Welsh to me...

    Maybe so, but that suits the Welsh bit of this English girl!

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Maybe so, but that suits the Welsh bit of this English girl!
    If thats the case then we need to add a little clover as well cus i'm a bit of both! lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    Maybe so, but that suits the Welsh bit of this English girl!
    That's fine, as long as we get some Morris Dancers on ths St. Davids Day Logo

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    Why has Edu-Geek not made it a bank holiday?!?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyJF View Post
    It's such a shame that so few people seem to have pride in our country anymore, yet are only too happy to promote the days celebrated by other nations. Of all the British Isles, we appear to have lost our identity most of all.
    I just don't think that's true!

    I think loads of people have pride in their country but the "English way" is not to make a fuss about such things - we just get on with life.

    To say we've lost our identity because we don't go round waving flags is also not true - the whole point of the English identity is that we don't do flag waving - that's the American way!

    The English way of celebrating would be something like making a nice pot of tea and some small cakes to go with it but doing this completely privately :-)

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    Let you all on in secret sysman doesn't tell us either he likes to surprise us with his logos as well

    No seriously was case of all admins being busy at time (I was dealing with network issue this morning). So sorry no one posted before sysman had chance to upload it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by russdev View Post
    No seriously was case of all admins being busy at time (I was dealing with network issue this morning). So sorry no one posted before sysman had chance to upload it.
    Dos is ill with the flu and its been busy here too for me. Sysman spotted the thread and email me a logo which I put up asap but remember people we have work too

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    I just don't think that's true!

    I think loads of people have pride in their country but the "English way" is not to make a fuss about such things - we just get on with life.

    To say we've lost our identity because we don't go round waving flags is also not true - the whole point of the English identity is that we don't do flag waving - that's the American way!

    The English way of celebrating would be something like making a nice pot of tea and some small cakes to go with it but doing this completely privately :-)
    I think you'll find I never said that we've lost our identity because we don't go round waving flags. What I do find is that so many English people consider themselves to be British, where Scots, Welsh and Irish invariably say 'Scottish', 'Welsh' or 'Irish'.

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    And who's the individual who's given me neg rep over this? Or are you too much of a coward to identify yourself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    And who's the individual who's given me neg rep over this? Or are you too much of a coward to identify yourself?
    Why don't you just give everyone else -1 and then you'll be as you were before

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    I just don't think that's true!

    I think loads of people have pride in their country but the "English way" is not to make a fuss about such things - we just get on with life.

    To say we've lost our identity because we don't go round waving flags is also not true - the whole point of the English identity is that we don't do flag waving - that's the American way!

    The English way of celebrating would be something like making a nice pot of tea and some small cakes to go with it but doing this completely privately :-)
    Exactly! To be English is to be understated. To just get on and ignore frivolity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    Exactly! To be English is to be understated. To just get on and ignore frivolity.
    Stiff upper lip and all that, what what.

    You know the response to this supposed economic crisis should be just a cup of sweet tea. Tally ho!

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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    The English way of celebrating would be something like making a nice pot of tea and some small cakes to go with it but doing this completely privately :-)
    Hah! Just shared a pot of tea and a plate of small cakes in the staff room in celebration

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    Why can't we all just celebrate the day the Byzantine Roman Soldier saved the Queen (or was it Jade Goody) from a Dragon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tom_newton View Post
    I will refrain from making any comment about morley's status of historic market township as some of my colleagues live there
    Of course Morley is a historic market town. The signs pointing to it from the roundabout near the White Rose Centre say it is, so it must be true

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