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    If the sceptics are the internet generals with a...

    If the sceptics are the internet generals with a lot to say but who never get off their arses, then frankly, who cares? The EDL may be accused of being naive, ill-disciplined, poorly focused and have...
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    I see no-one has replied, so I'll try to help. ...

    I see no-one has replied, so I'll try to help.

    First off, congratulations on finding out the truth about your heritage. Many people just go with the popular myths, for example, if you're from...
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    Shock horror - NY Times prints b*llocks

    First off, the NY Times article is again repeating the myth that Western swords were inferior to Arab/Japanese weapons.
    bollocks!
    More bollocks!
    or in other words, Arab Damascus steel was the...
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    Important!  Well, we did invent the suit...

    Well, we did invent the suit (or at least steal it from the French). They're not just for businessmen, either. You can still see the occasional old navvy wearing a suit whilst digging. Team it with a...
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    But, just in case you REALLY need a magical...

    But, just in case you REALLY need a magical katana:

    because you never know when you may need a magic blade

    Yes, you really can buy anything on ebay!
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    An often repeated myth, again crediting Muslims...

    An often repeated myth, again crediting Muslims with an Indian discovery. Muslims had little to do with it other than as middlemen. The "secret" was the wootz steel, which was produced in India...
  7. They might get more people to buy English produce...

    They might get more people to buy English produce if the trade organisation devoted to marketing the stuff didn't have a bloody union flag as it's logo

    :headwall


    We've told them, but they...
  8. Turkey was, until recently, a fairly secular...

    Turkey was, until recently, a fairly secular Muslim state. They had a ban in place on the hijab in government buildings and at university. Unfortunately the present government is increasingly...
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    Reading glasses aren't that modern, they were...

    Reading glasses aren't that modern, they were invented in Italy in 1286.
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    Important!  Well Shetland and Orkney are Germanic. Not sure...

    Well Shetland and Orkney are Germanic. Not sure about the mainland. When I was up in Aberdeen it seemed quite Scottish. But look at wikipedia's entries on Shetland and Orkney. Shetland has Norn and...
  11. Anyone who mentions Enoch Powell's "Rivers of...

    Anyone who mentions Enoch Powell's "Rivers of Blood" speech in the UK is instantly condemned as racist. Anyone (except Labour politicians desperate for white working-class votes) who mentions...
  12. Fuckwit's name: Daniel Sartain-Clarke Mother:...

    Fuckwit's name: Daniel Sartain-Clarke
    Mother: Spanish-born Maite de la Calva
    Sister: Revecca (wtf name is that?)...
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    Robin Hood is traditionally set at the end of the...

    Robin Hood is traditionally set at the end of the 12th century (King Richard returning from the Third Crusade). So around 100 years after the Norman invasion. Robin is a yeoman (well-off farmer)....
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    Well, it's about whether "The Norman Yoke" has...

    Well, it's about whether "The Norman Yoke" has any effect on the present situation in England, so in that respect it's about whether their lasting impact has been good or bad.

    An opportune...
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    The Normans were the most culturally degenerate...

    The Normans were the most culturally degenerate race I know. Everywhere they went, including their initial move to France, they dropped their own culture and took up that of the people around them....
  16. Yet another anti-English post by someone who...

    Yet another anti-English post by someone who can't tell the difference between celtic and germanic.

    You seem to have a somewhat strange idea of what is happening in Europe. There is no tribalism,...
  17. Important!  Sharp rise in [insert any group] using social...

    Sharp rise in [insert any group] using social networks.

    And yet Agence France-Presse decide to look only at Neo-Nazis. Nothing to do with AFPs known connection with communism


    Must be a slow...
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    You can also check out the Books - Germanic...

    You can also check out the Books - Germanic History section of the file archive, where I've uploaded a pdf of Antologia. It's supposed to be the complete corpus of Anglo-Saxon poetry. I've not...
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    That'd explain the daggers the kiwis keep giving...

    That'd explain the daggers the kiwis keep giving me at work when I call them Aussies ;)

    Come on, you can't expect me to get that distinction right when our selectors can't tell the difference...
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    Yes, see symbel.



    It's gotten out of hand as no-one learns self-control anymore. You used to go to pubs where there was a broad cross-section of men (women rarely drank on their own) of...
  21. There's beer in those pictures?

    There's beer in those pictures?
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    The Heliand isn't Anglo-Saxon (English), it's...

    The Heliand isn't Anglo-Saxon (English), it's Saxon (German).

    What sort of thing are you looking for?
    Language - Original Old English, Modern translation, both in one edition?
    Cost - Free,...
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    Important!  Yes, quite right. It would be highly unusual, to...

    Yes, quite right. It would be highly unusual, to say the least, if I could prove 100% that my ancestors were Anglo-Saxon. Actually I have no idea where my forefathers were 1000 years ago, other than...
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    The Agincourt Carol is just about Middle English,...

    The Agincourt Carol is just about Middle English, whilst the Lyke Wake Dirge is Early Modern English. Old English is the language spoken before the Norman conquest (and probably a bit after) and...
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    Important!  Well thanks for telling me what I think....

    Well thanks for telling me what I think. :thumbdown

    Maybe you should try asking the English, rather than the British, then.

    You seem confused as to whether you're speaking about Britons or...
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