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But it was decided in the House of Commons in 1982 that we weren't worth the cost in blood and treasure it would take to reconquer British North America.

Happened a wee bit earlier, wouldn't you say?

Now to read the rest.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sun Sep 1st, 2013 at 03:55:21 AM EST
So they went for reconquering the Falklands instead.

Finance is the brain [tumour] of the economy
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Sep 1st, 2013 at 04:35:26 AM EST
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... why didn't it automatically fix itself to 1782 in the Eurotrib version?

Lucky for me I didn't crosspost this to four or more places as I've sometimes done.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun Sep 1st, 2013 at 07:11:07 PM EST
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