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Re: Anthem - Queen of Australia



Norm Harris wrote:

>
>
> Norm Harris wrote:
>
>> he he he he he he he he he !!!!!!<8~P )
>>
>> Alec Gallagher wrote:
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Ron Grice <ronhg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Subject: Re: Anthem - Queen of Australia
>> > >> Ron Grice wrote
>> > >And are you also trying to say that God
>> save the Queen is not the National
>> > >Anthem of G.B.( like we use the Star
>> Spangled Banner for the U.S.A.) ,I
>> > >don't think pedantic is the right word
>> either.
>> > >Ron G
>> > >North of the Border.
>> >
>> > A tedious pedant writes:  actually, God Save
>> the Queen is NOT the National
>> > Anthem of
>> > Great Britain - it's actually the anthem of
>> the United Kingdom.  Great
>> > Britain (or the British Isles) includes Eire
>> (Southern Ireland) which has a
>> > tune all of its own (not to mention a
>> parliament, constitution etc) - the
>> > UK, on the other hand, comprises England,
>> Wales, Scotland (for the moment
>> > anyway) and Northern Ireland.  Don't worry,
>> it's a very common error!
>> >
>> > Yours factually (and extremely boringly)
>> >
>> > Alec (an Englishman and definitely NOT a
>> European)
>
>  --
> Norm.
> Music is my first love, after Jan and the
> billies.
>



--
Norm.
Music is my first love, after Jan and the billies.


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