Started by Bern, September 03, 2022, 09:59:17 AM
Quote from: CG100 on March 22, 2023, 04:18:46 PMIt is utter nonsense.
Quote from: David Pilling on March 23, 2023, 05:45:30 AMOne of the first moves of Britain was to invade Iraq and stop work on the railway when it was just 400 miles short of completion.
Quote from: Bern on March 23, 2023, 06:29:38 AMWas this accomplished with the aid of Lawrence of Arabia - T.E. Lawrence?
Quote from: CG100 on March 23, 2023, 06:56:40 AMPeregrines are verging on common-place in the UK these days
Quote from: David Pilling on March 23, 2023, 10:44:22 AMHe fought for the British Empire when he was 20, by the time he was 50 the Empire was gone. By the time he was 80 I was sharing an office with an Iraqi scientist who told me my grandfather was a criminal (along with everyone else involved).
Quote from: Arnold on March 23, 2023, 06:09:26 PMNo one wears leather shoes that I know
Quote from: CG100 on March 24, 2023, 03:34:32 AMQuote from: Arnold on March 23, 2023, 06:09:26 PMNo one wears leather shoes that I knowFortunately, the UK hasn't reached that level of stupidity, not yet anyway.
Quote from: David Pilling on March 20, 2023, 06:22:32 PMToday UK media has been remembering 20 years since the invasion of Iraq - they've been quite scathing about the false information used to support it.