Banco From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 14752 posts, RR: 53
Reply 2, posted (12 years 2 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 1431 times:
Just like the English though. They don't bother to celebrate their own day. Typically enough, Ken Livingstone, the mayor of London is quite prepared to blow money on a St Patrick's Day parade, but is totally against any celebration on the English day.
Mind you, I think the English are beginning to get a bit fed up with this. Devolution was the start of it, and I suspect the re-emergence of English patriotism - reclaiming it from the far right bigots I mean - is quite noticeable.
She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.