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Cometh the hour, cometh the man

Old 20th May 2020, 04:27
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Originally Posted by Dominoe View Post
According to the BBC department of leaks it is Congratulations to Capt Tom Moore on your well deserved Knighthood.
However, I am still of the mindset that Captain Eric Winkle Brown also deserved a very well earned Knighthood. (And thats from an ex Crab as well!). it just goes to show the power of publicity.
Gone but not forgotten. Just saying.
Tom Moore has got swept along in the publicity of the day. Chuck him one from all of us, for all of us.

Originally Posted by Fly3 View Post
Wholeheartedly agree. Both much more deserving than the usual Luvvies and politicians who get it.
Sir Eric Winkle Brown? No. Don't lower him to celeb statut please. They were all better than that. The ones who died and the ones who lived to write their books.

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Old 20th May 2020, 08:55
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Originally Posted by unclenelli View Post
Excellent News!

Now Lizzie just needs to find a 6ft sword....!
She could of course pop round his house and do it through the letterbox.
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Old 20th May 2020, 16:58
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Originally Posted by NutLoose View Post
She could of course pop round his house and do it through the letterbox.
She could have an ear off!!!!!!!
or worse, the first regal beheading since 1542!
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Old 20th May 2020, 18:09
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Why not, after all if you look up Zeitgeist in the Oxford English dictionary, there's probably a picture of Captain Tom.

I do think Winkle should've got one though.
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Old 20th May 2020, 21:54
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Originally Posted by unclenelli View Post
Freedom of Keighley & The City Of London!
(So he can herd livestock through Keighley and march on London with Bayonet Fixed!)
Hmmmm....the freedom of Keighley. Don't bother Sir Tom!

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