Tuesday, December 4, 2007

God save the Queen.

The anthem 'God save the Queen' is played on public occasions and also when the British are represented in any major games. But it's also curious that the anthem belongs to the British and not the English. That is due to the peculiar relationship between the Welsh, Scots and English. Btw, both Welsh ('Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau'), and Scots ('Flower of Scotland') have their own anthems. Not the English though.

So it's rather bizarre when Scots and Welsh booed when 'God save the Queen' is sung. Can't really blame the English for pushing for an anthem that truly belongs to them. But PM Gordan Brown (a Scot) is rather unwilling to go ahead with the idea. Talking about the devil and the deep blue sea.

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