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Bertha Venation

(21,484 posts)
Tue Jul 23, 2013, 10:18 PM Jul 2013

Did you grow up reciting the pledge of allegiance every morning in school? [View all]

I did. Up until high school. I was in elementary school 1968 - 1977 (I think).

If you said the pledge, do you remember it before the phrase "under god" were added?

Please post whatever thoughts you have on the subject.

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said the pledge every day
14 (93%)
did not say the pledge every day (why not?)
1 (7%)
0 (0%)
Robb is a dingbat
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The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892... discntnt_irny_srcsm Jul 2013 #1
I'm Canadian :P Locut0s Jul 2013 #2
Oh yeah... pipi_k Jul 2013 #8
We used to sing Oh Canada in some grades every morning. ConcernedCanuk Jul 2013 #31
Yes, I remember when "under God" was added. femmocrat Jul 2013 #3
So do I. Lionel Mandrake Jul 2013 #10
Me too. During the Great Commie Scare of the 50s. trof Jul 2013 #25
so do I SteveG Jul 2013 #28
Not only that, but... pipi_k Jul 2013 #4
Same here - it was a big deal when the Supreme Court banned prayer csziggy Jul 2013 #9
the pledge ... surrealAmerican Jul 2013 #5
I was in grade school frogmarch Jul 2013 #6
I quit in 1964 at age 14. Betsy Ross Jul 2013 #7
I know I did in elementary school, along with a song of some sort petronius Jul 2013 #11
we did the Lords Prayer first then the pledge olddots Jul 2013 #12
The US pledge *and* the bonus Christian Flag Pledge! LadyHawkAZ Jul 2013 #13
I think we said the pledge in grade school, and likely prayed as well- No Vested Interest Jul 2013 #14
we did in elementary school fizzgig Jul 2013 #15
English here so no pledge tjwmason Jul 2013 #16
We said it every Monday morning, that's it. Myrina Jul 2013 #17
I remember JitterbugPerfume Jul 2013 #18
In school, I did that for a different country Xyzse Jul 2013 #19
No. When I was in second grade... Chan790 Jul 2013 #20
Yes bigwillq Jul 2013 #21
My mom was a Jehovah's Witness until they kicked her out. hunter Jul 2013 #22
Not just the pledge...The Lord's Prayer, too. Demoiselle Jul 2013 #23
I only pretended to say it. alarimer Jul 2013 #24
I will not say it and I quit an organization because of it. trof Jul 2013 #26
+1 ConcernedCanuk Jul 2013 #30
I used to wonder LiberalElite Jul 2013 #27
At least thru Jr Hi. Gidney N Cloyd Jul 2013 #29
We said it in grade school. Brigid Jul 2013 #32
5 days a week from 1960 to about 1966.... Rowdyboy Jul 2013 #33
I think "under God" was added just when I started being aware of the words I was reciting. solara Jul 2013 #34
Had to say the pledge throughout grade school and middle school. love_katz Jul 2013 #35
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