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From: Alec Cawley <a...@spamspam.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [I] monarchy and the uk constitution
Date: 3 Oct 2012 22:10:15 GMT
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Larry Moore <sshirleyallan1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2012-10-02, Lesley Weston <brightly_coloured_b...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> On 10-01-12 7:59 AM, Larry Moore wrote:
>>> On 2012-10-01, Lesley Weston <brightly_coloured_b...@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>>> Actually, Newfoundland was discovered by the Mi'kmaq.
>>> The Beothuks, surely?
>> Was it? My Canadian history that isn't European history is rather weak.
> That's OK, I can't 'tell you ev'ry detail of Caractacus's uniform'
> so we're even.
The point about Caractacus's uniform was there was very little of it.
Shortly before that song was written, Victorian London had been shocked by
a statue prportedly of Caractacus dressed in what we would now think of as
a jock strap. Therefore to tell you every detail of it was hardly a great