N.I WWII One for the scholars. (Apologies to Caubeen)

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  1. The old badge of Northern Ireland District circa WWII was a bird sitting in a nest on a green background.

    I was once told that there's a very funny joke attached to this if you have knowledge of ancient Greek or Latin (can't remember which). I do recall that said joke was related to me and it was, actually, quite funny in an "in joke-y" fashion. I'm buggered if I can remember what it was, or even the gist of it though...

    Any ideas?
  2. I can't help you with the joke, but I can hear Colin spinning in his grave like a doner on the spit from here! :mrgreen:
  3. Quisnam blandior
  4. Wasnt the one he had in the OPs room was it :)
  5. That's part of it yeah... Still not jogging my memory for the rest though.. Thanks!

    I was searching for a suitable Latin reply old chap. But seeing as our language is rooted in the ancient... A paedophile is a paedophile is little boy's bottom botherer.