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Old 20 June 2009, 10:05   #41
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Well, have to give credit where credit is due - much of the backbone of young Canada was formed by people of Scottish & Irish descent. It is particularly remarkable how much of our armed forces were comprised of Macs & Mcs in arenas such as Vimy, Passchendaele, and so on.
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Old 20 June 2009, 13:03   #42
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Well, have to give credit where credit is due - much of the backbone of young Canada was formed by people of Scottish & Irish descent. It is particularly remarkable how much of our armed forces were comprised of Macs & Mcs in arenas such as Vimy, Passchendaele, and so on.
Quite a few Welshmen as well. Plenty of Williamses - Evans - Jones etc etc.
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Couldn't believe it when I was in Swansea, eight pages of Williams's!
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Quite a few Welshmen as well. Plenty of Williamses - Evans - Jones etc etc.

Ah, I apologise for the oversight there.
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Old 21 June 2009, 09:47   #45
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Ah, I apologise for the oversight there.
Thats ok - you would be suprised how many Welsh people there are in Canada - over 400,000 of Welsh decent that they know about!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadians_of_Welsh_descent
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Thats ok - you would be suprised how many Welsh people there are in Canada - over 400,000 of Welsh decent that they know about!!!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadians_of_Welsh_descent

Probably more but I dont blame them for choosing to hide it .........
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Probably more but I dont blame them for choosing to hide it .........
Thats rich coming from a country where the men wear mini skirts!!!
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It's all very functional. Zippers scare sheep.
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Thats rich coming from a country where the men wear mini skirts!!!
.... but they're not hiding ANYTHING, are they?
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...and for the record, I had lunch in Islay today and the bloke in the bar was wearing bermuda shorts. That's brave. Bumpy return to Eireann's shore just now. Wee drop of Ardbeg Uigeadail in hand here - nite!
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