Saint George!

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by vvaannmmaann, Apr 23, 2012.

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  1. Happy Saint Georges Day to all.

    Huzzah!
     
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  2. Patriotism is the last refuge of scoundrels
     
  3. Scoundrels to the right of them, scoundrels to the left of them, onwards unto the valley of patriotism rode the gallant arrse thread.

    Cry God for Harry, England and St George.
     
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    I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips,
    Straining upon the start. The game's afoot:
    Follow your spirit, and upon this charge
    Cry 'God for Harry, England, and Saint George!


    Happy St. George's Day!
     
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  5. Negligent-Discharge

    Negligent-Discharge LE Book Reviewer

    Happt St. George's Day to all of you south of the Border and TSO....

    Interesting Facts
    • Despite the fact that St. George has been the patron saint of England since the 14th century, only one in five people know that St. George’s Day falls on 23 April.
    •More than a quarter of people living in England do not even know who their patron saint is!
    •Shakespeare was born on 23 April 1564 and he died on the same day in 1616.

    Och aye etc.
     
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  6. In that case being a recruitment consultant is the penultimate one.
     
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  7. rampant

    rampant LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

    And from Syria, which makes him an Immigrant ^_~
     
  8. That'll be because more than a quarter of people living in England are Jocks, Taffs, Paddies, other assorted subjagated races and sundry ner'do wells.

     
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  9. Negligent-Discharge

    Negligent-Discharge LE Book Reviewer

    To quote Steven: "That'll be because more than a quarter of people living in England are Jocks, Taffs, Paddies, other assorted subjagated races and sundry ner'do wells."... and you let them in mmmmwwahhhahhha.
     
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  10. Racist pig.
     
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  11. Happy st George's day English people.
     
  12. Well someone has to clean the toilets.
     
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  13. No one calls it racist
    When the daffodil's worn in Wales
    Or is offended by their dragon
    With its forked tail and scales

    When St Patrick’s day comes round
    And the shamrock's being worn
    The Irish are not treated
    With insult or with scorn

    If a Scotsman on St Andrew’s day
    Hoists his flag aloft
    He’s not proclaimed a fascist
    Or ridiculed or scoffed

    So when St George's Day arrives
    We English men wont hide
    For Elizabeth, England & St George
    We’ll wear our Rose with pride
     
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  14. Happy birthday to the RRF past, present and future.
     
  15. George was born in Cappadocia, where Turkey is now. His father was from Cappadocia (Turkey) and his mother was from Palestine. He is patron saint of lots of places and patron to a host of different people including soldiers, archers, cavalry and chivalry; farmers, field workers, Boy Scouts and butchers; of horses, riders and saddlers; and of sufferers from leprosy, plague and syphilis.The many places proud to have him as the Patron Saint, other than England include Portugal, Germany, Greece, Aragon, Catalonia, Georgia, Lithuania, Palestine, ; and the cities of Moscow, Istanbul, Genoa and Venice.

    Once more unto the breach, dear Morris Dancers
    once more
    Jingle your bells, thwack sticks, raise flagons
    Cry “God for Harry and Saint George!”
    Gallant knight and slayer of dragons
    Patron saint of merry England –
    And Georgia, and Catalonia, and Portugal, Beirut, Moscow
    Istanbul, Germany, Greece
    Archers, farmers, boy scouts, butchers and sufferers of
    syphilis
    Multicultural icon with sword and codpiece
    On, on you bullet-headed saxon sons
    Fly flags from white van and cab
    But remember stout yeomen, your champion was Turkish
    So – get drunk and have a kebab

    Seems like a typical Englishman to me - England is a state of mind not Geography!!!
     
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