[ROVERNET - UK] Yanks 4th of July
Andrew H. Litkowiak
andylit at runbox.com
Sun Jul 4 17:44:17 BST 2004
That's because revolutionary secret agents had cut the trans-atlantic cable.
Bet they don't teach that in the British schools :-)
Fritz Rauschenberg wrote:
> News travelled much more slowly back then-the king had not heard yet.
> Fritz Rauschenberg
> Albert Boasberg wrote:
>>Thanks for your good wishes. And for your good sportsmanship.
>>I read somewheres that in his diary entry for July 4, 1776, King George
>>III wrote, "Nothing of importance happened today."
>>He was wrong.
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