Posts tagged ‘anniversary’

December 13, 2017

Aussie Cock-Up

by duncanr

local officials in Charleville, Queensland, Australia have been working hard – planning a big shindig to celebrate the town’s 150th anniversary next year

only one teeny, weeny fly in the ointment – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-42318446

May 20, 2016

Madhatter Birthday

by duncanr

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March 14, 2011

Bangers and Gnasher : Obama visits Beanotown

by duncanr

It’s 60 years since Dennis the Menace first appeared in the ‘Beano’.

To mark the occasion, the April 9 edition of the comic will feature a storyline that involves US President Obama visiting Beanotown, with the UK Coalition leaders Clegg and Cameron honouring the President with a State Banquet featuring ‘sausages’

Source . . . http://tinyurl.com/6y7jjvp

[Feel free to make up your own jokes about these clowns appearing in a comic !]

May 28, 2010

When the Going gets Tough . . .

by duncanr

. . . the tough get going !!!

It was arguably the turning point of the war.

400,000 British soldiers fighting on the continent – young, inexperienced, and hopelessly under-equipped compared to their foe were pushed back to Dunkirk and surrounded by the German army. Trapped on the beach they were in danger of complete annihilation. If that had happened the war against Hitler would have ended there. But . . .

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