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whathehell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-19-11 01:10 PM
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17. As an American with an Irish background, I'm not.
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  -Hey England, want us back? kag  Jul-19-11 12:23 PM   #0 
  - Speak for yourself...  Dappleganger   Jul-19-11 12:24 PM   #1 
  - No shit, I'd be ready to join a revolution against that, at least this time  RB TexLa   Jul-19-11 11:00 PM   #38 
  - if we default, does that mean we'll have to move back home with the Brits?  NightWatcher   Jul-19-11 12:26 PM   #2 
  - Good point. n/t  kag   Jul-19-11 12:27 PM   #3 
  - They can't afford us  Taverner   Jul-19-11 12:27 PM   #4 
  - To be fair, they also gave us Oasis.  kick-ass-bob   Jul-19-11 12:31 PM   #5 
  - And also to be fair...  pipi_k   Jul-19-11 12:55 PM   #14 
  - Since my great-grandfather was from there,  HockeyMom   Jul-19-11 12:36 PM   #6 
  - UK - is possible with grandfather link. Beyond that - nope.  mwooldri   Jul-19-11 12:42 PM   #9 
  - Unfortunately, my grandfather was CONCEIVED in the UK  HockeyMom   Jul-19-11 03:28 PM   #28 
  - Can't be any earlier than a grandparent for Ireland. n/t  whathehell   Jul-19-11 02:16 PM   #26 
  - I'm still willing to curtsey to the Queen for decent healthcare.  Pool Hall Ace   Jul-19-11 12:37 PM   #7 
  - As an American with an Irish background, I'm not.  whathehell   Jul-19-11 01:10 PM   #17 
     - typical meathead Irish reasoning.  provis99   Jul-19-11 01:51 PM   #23 
        - It's not reasoning, it's called "pride"....You ought to try it sometime.  whathehell   Jul-19-11 01:55 PM   #24 
           - There's pride, and then there's "cutting off your nose to spite your face".  arbusto_baboso   Jul-19-11 03:32 PM   #29 
              - There's "cutting off my your nose to spite your face" and there's honest choices.  whathehell   Jul-20-11 11:22 AM   #40 
                 - Uh, since this whole thread is hypothetical and never going to happen.  arbusto_baboso   Jul-20-11 11:26 AM   #41 
                    - Uh, since you "spoke" to me first  whathehell   Jul-20-11 01:51 PM   #42 
  - There have been negotiations but the British insisted that Idaho  grantcart   Jul-19-11 12:38 PM   #8 
  - Vielen dank :)  sfpcjock   Jul-19-11 12:46 PM   #10 
  - You would also have to say "lorry", "fag" and "pecker"  KamaAina   Jul-19-11 12:48 PM   #11 
  - Don't forget "The Loo".  bvar22   Jul-19-11 01:04 PM   #16 
  - Properly pronouncing 'schedule' will be my downfall  Cirque du So-What   Jul-19-11 01:11 PM   #18 
  - Wishful thinking, but I doubt they'd go for it.  Starboard Tack   Jul-19-11 12:49 PM   #12 
  - Wow. I must have touched a nerve.  kag   Jul-19-11 12:52 PM   #13 
  - It's a GD thing.  kick-ass-bob   Jul-19-11 12:57 PM   #15 
  - American exceptionalism is not limited the right nor the left.  LanternWaste   Jul-19-11 01:13 PM   # 
     - my image of "American Exceptionalism"  cainandtoddbenson   Jul-19-11 10:37 PM   #34 
  - She's appealing to patriotism now  Aerows   Jul-19-11 01:13 PM   #19 
  - Umm..  kag   Jul-19-11 01:21 PM   #21 
  - I'm willing to say God Save the Queen.  white_wolf   Jul-19-11 01:14 PM   #20 
  - If you have grandparents from Ireland  whathehell   Jul-19-11 02:15 PM   #25 
  - I omitted this one:  kag   Jul-19-11 01:28 PM   #22 
  - Now Tories?.. what else is going to appear on DU today  Peacetrain   Jul-19-11 02:17 PM   #27 
  - Nope. No way.  mwooldri   Jul-19-11 03:50 PM   #30 
  - You're free to emigrate.  MilesColtrane   Jul-19-11 04:09 PM   #31 
  - No, thank you. nt  NYC Liberal   Jul-19-11 04:12 PM   #32 
  - dont do with clintched fist, do it with open hand. ... connery slappin women, along as meritted  seabeyond   Jul-19-11 04:14 PM   #33 
  - With fondness for our British friends...  BlueCheese   Jul-19-11 10:55 PM   #35 
  - I read an Arthur C. Clarke story where England joined the US as a state  krispos42   Jul-19-11 10:58 PM   #36 
  - Tom Cruise and Two and a Half man......please....  deaniac21   Jul-19-11 10:59 PM   #37 
  - I Live In Texas  Baby Bear   Jul-19-11 11:13 PM   #39 

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