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Response to Blue_true (Reply #31)

Mon Jan 25, 2021, 01:39 AM

35. The irony is the wall did not work!

I remember standing on it north of Beijing looking at the mountains in the distance. Told the wife, anyone who could bring a horse based army across those mountains would laugh at this wall.

The Mongols ruled them for 300 years. Until they became Chinese. Kind of like the Normans taking England. Just realized it took about the same amount of time for the invaders in England to feel English not French. Huh. Should have studied more European History. But unless my memory is bad, which it might be, the rulers of England took around 200-300 year before they spoke English. Which as Shakespeare proved was still in the process of becoming English. Donít remember which king it was but maybe one of the last Plantagenets? Iíve reached the end of my knowledge.

Had they had Facebook it would have taken 20!

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