[Coastal] Flags...

Amanda Bowen reason_prevails at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 2 23:20:45 PST 2004

Ignore this man. It sounds much better in French.

Galienne de Bayonne
je ne suis pas francais.

>From: "Snorri Hallsson" <snorri at houston.rr.com>
>Reply-To: "Coastal Region of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <coastal at ansteorra.org>
>To: "'Coastal Region of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc.'" <coastal at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: RE: [Coastal] Flags...
>Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 23:51:09 -0600
>Not necessarily true.  The British Empire was founded with the clever use 
>flags.  Just sailed around and stuck a flag in.  If they found people
>already there, they asked them, "Do you have a flag?" and the answer was
>usually something like "We don't need a flag, this is our country, we live
>here!"  To which the Brits would simply state, "No flag, no country."
>Instant colony.
>So see, it's usually the other way around; you have to have a flag before
>you can have a country.

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