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Did You Ever Wonder Where Old English Saying Originated

Did you ever wonder where the old saying such as “Its raining cats and dogs” or One for the road” came from???? if not then read on. There is an old hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London which used to have … Continue reading

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Royal Navy Pusser Rum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ak7-2KbrZjo&feature=player_embedded This five-minute video details the history and lore of Pusser’s Rum and its connection to the sea for over three centuries. See the daily tradition of the “tot” aboard British Navy ships, Cheers and bottoms up!!! God Bless and … Continue reading

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Gender Equality – Health & Safety

Imagine how the Battle of Trafalgar would have turned out under today’s equality rights etc. Nelson: “Order the signal, Hardy.” Hardy: “Aye, aye sir.” Nelson: “Hold on, this isn’t what I dictated to Flags. What’s the meaning of this?” Hardy: … Continue reading

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