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Postby Marlowe » Wed, 09 Jun 2004 8:48 pm

Hi there,
Interesting idea with the group you plan to gather together: I suggest a Korean with a Japanese, an Iraqi with a USA ex-POW in Golf, a French historian with a German historian, a Romanian historiograph with a Hungarian revisionist. Wouldn't that be a fantastic talk?
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 08 May 2006 7:55 pm

Yes and let's see if we can sit Smith & Wesson down with UNICEF...

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Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 08 May 2006 9:01 pm

or Deadpoet and Eric... 8-)

(EADG waiting as a replacement... :P )

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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 08 May 2006 9:15 pm

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:or Deadpoet and Eric... 8-)

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or Vaucluse and donno :D

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Postby tiki » Mon, 08 May 2006 9:59 pm

Mary Hatch Bailey wrote:
Eric from the Netherlands wrote:or Deadpoet and Eric... 8-)

(EADG waiting as a replacement... :P )

Eric


or Vaucluse and donno :D


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Re: History

Postby Carpe Diem » Mon, 08 May 2006 10:17 pm

Marlowe wrote:Hi there,
Interesting idea with the group you plan to gather together: I suggest a Korean with a Japanese, an Iraqi with a USA ex-POW in Golf, a French historian with a German historian, a Romanian historiograph with a Hungarian revisionist. Wouldn't that be a fantastic talk?
Yours,
Marlowe


It was announced last week that, starting next year, history books in France and Germany will be the same (except the language of course). See, things are changing...
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Re: History

Postby dot dot dot » Mon, 08 May 2006 10:26 pm

Carpe Diem wrote:
Marlowe wrote:Hi there,
Interesting idea with the group you plan to gather together: I suggest a Korean with a Japanese, an Iraqi with a USA ex-POW in Golf, a French historian with a German historian, a Romanian historiograph with a Hungarian revisionist. Wouldn't that be a fantastic talk?
Yours,
Marlowe


It was announced last week that, starting next year, history books in France and Germany will be the same (except the language of course). See, things are changing...


Both are probably going to state it was the Italians starting World War II?

Eric

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Re: History

Postby Bremen » Mon, 08 May 2006 11:17 pm

Marlowe wrote:Hi there,
Interesting idea with the group you plan to gather together: I suggest a Korean with a Japanese, an Iraqi with a USA ex-POW in Golf, a French historian with a German historian, a Romanian historiograph with a Hungarian revisionist. Wouldn't that be a fantastic talk?
Yours,
Marlowe


Erm. It would either be fantastic, or turn into a classing western/cowboy bar-room brawl. Tables and chairs flying, whiskey bottles getting smashed on heads, etc.
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Re: History

Postby Bremen » Mon, 08 May 2006 11:18 pm

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:
Both are probably going to state it was the Italians starting World War II?

Eric


No. The dutch. That little country in the middle of england and germany always tosses cheese across the border!!!
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Postby Bremen » Mon, 08 May 2006 11:19 pm

Eric from the Netherlands wrote:
Both are probably going to state it was the Italians starting World War II?

Eric


Or if you're going to be realy historically accurate, it was the Austrians. Specifically, a single Austrian.
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Postby Bubbles » Tue, 09 May 2006 12:08 am

'Scuse me, but I have it on VERY good authority that it was the Welsh who started both world wars. Something to do with sheep stealing and Rebecca's Daughters going out in the middle of the night to pull down tollgates...(then getting ahead of themselves and hiring themselves out as renegrades; it was these strange blokes in womens clothes who offended the Germans, thus starting both wars).....


I didn't make Becca's Daughters up, honest......(but I did fib about annoying the Germans!!!)

http://www.gtj.org.uk/en/item10/10984

Oh, to sit down with Vauc, Quasimodo and CD. What a lovely little chat we'd have, hmm? :wink: :D
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