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May 25, 2007

October Bank Holiday

The Croydonian thinks that the TUC's suggestion for an October Bank Holiday is a really bad one.

I think it's bloody brilliant. October 21 st please.

Celebrate it with a march from the square to Waterloo station, making sure that we invite the French Ambassador.

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In the interests of historical accuracy, can we have the ambassadors of Prussia, Belgium and Holland line up on our side?

Posted by: Mark Wadsworth | May 25, 2007 4:07:41 PM

Trafalgar Day, Mark. So it's the Spanish Ambassador we wish to add. :-}}

Posted by: The Pedant's Apprentice | May 25, 2007 4:32:36 PM

*whoops*

The Spanish Ambassador can line up with the French bloke on t'other side then, can't he?

Posted by: Mark Wadsworth | May 25, 2007 5:07:06 PM

We can't start celebrating all our major military victories with public holidays, we'd never go to work, no such problem for the French.

Posted by: DocBud | May 26, 2007 2:19:41 AM

Pedant's Apprentice, The Battle of Trafalgar was fought between British and French navies, what does Spain have to do with it?

Tim adds: Tsk. The Spanish were on the French side. Combined fleets.

Posted by: Mark Wadsworth | May 26, 2007 10:53:37 AM

Yeah well, having looked it up that would appear to be the case. Can I stop digging know?

Posted by: Mark Wadsworth | May 26, 2007 11:26:18 AM

Or even "now".

Posted by: The Pedant's Apprentice. | May 26, 2007 5:12:45 PM