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Are we really in distress?

In the above picture please notice the first bullet point under “The Standards of Respect” for flag etiquette. The bullet point reads:

The flag should never be dipped to any person or thing. It is flown upside down only as a distress signal.

This partial list was obtained from concerning flag etiquette. Now for my point. Please go to this link of my wife’s blog site and see an interesting article about the design of the pass credentials for the 2008 Democratic Party Convention. She’s just saying…


What next, the golden dome at Notre Dame?

Today, it was announced by the London Daily Sunday Times that the famous and iconic clock Big Ben would be going digital. Not only would it be going digital, it would also be featuring advertisements. “This is an effort to bring the historic land mark up to the contemporary times”, said Ian McFane, with the British Travel Ministry of London and Buckingham. He also went on to say that “the advertisements were an effort to bring in revenue for the faltering British economy.” I have to imagine what the Old English gents in London think about using this once historical and traditional center piece of the old city for this means.

ht – Post at ReallyRobins. Happy August 1st.


Posted by on August 1, 2008 in prank, Really Robins, World News