Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

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Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby OlegTheBatty » Wed May 10, 2017 8:42 pm

. . . with the satisfied air of a man who thinks he has an idea of his own because he has commented on the idea of another . . . - Alexandre Dumas 'The Count of Monte Cristo"

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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Wed May 10, 2017 9:22 pm

Pride goeth before the fall.

Any basis for Pride other than your own accomplishments is................ BS. Most often a dastardly tool used against your own interests. Only fools use the concept.
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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby Poodle » Thu May 11, 2017 5:14 am

Only in Canada ...
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(Well ... ... maybe in Australia too).

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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby Gord » Thu May 11, 2017 6:13 am

That there's World News Daily Reports. If you carefully read through their disclaimer, you will find the following titbit of information: https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/disclaimer_/

WNDR assumes ... all responsibility for the satirical nature of its articles and for the fictional nature of their content. All characters appearing in the articles in this website – even those based on real people – are entirely fictional and any resemblance between them and any persons, living, dead, or undead is purely a miracle.


Here are a few more of its articles:

https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/donald ... s-ex-wife/

DONALD TRUMP IS ADDICTED TO PENIS ENLARGEMENT PILLS, CLAIMS HIS EX-WIFE


https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/drunk- ... arthquake/

DRUNK EMPLOYEE ARRESTED AT CERN AFTER CAUSING 3.2 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE


https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/yoko-o ... n-the-70s/

YOKO ONO: “I HAD AN AFFAIR WITH HILLARY CLINTON IN THE ’70S”


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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby ElectricMonk » Thu May 11, 2017 9:12 am

I usually am more glad than proud - sometimes at least.
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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby OlegTheBatty » Thu May 11, 2017 5:41 pm

Gord wrote:That there's World News Daily Reports. If you carefully read through their disclaimer, you will find the following titbit of information: https://worldnewsdailyreport.com/disclaimer_/


I thought all that was irrelevant.
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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby scrmbldggs » Fri May 12, 2017 2:06 am

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Lard, save me from your followers.

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Re: Why I Am Proud To Be [Nationality]

Postby Gord » Fri May 12, 2017 1:11 pm

That's only, what, 154 proof? I've had higher.

Once I had a bottle of this stuff: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puncheon_rum Except mine said on the label, "Guaranteed to be at least 180 proof".
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