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Offline Geoff

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What they think of us !!
« on: February 25, 2014, 07:40:37 PM »

                  On a train from London to Manchester an Australian was berating the Englishman sitting across from him in the compartment.

                  "You English are too stuffy. You set yourselves apart too much. You think your stiff upper lip makes you above the rest of us. Look at me...
I'm ME! I have Italian blood, Greek blood, a little Irish blood, and some Aborigine blood. What do you say to that ?"

                   The Englishman replied, "Awfully sporting of your mother, old chap!"
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Re: What they think of us !!
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014, 08:05:24 PM »
LOL  :-D
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called the government. They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

 Alexis de Tocqueville