The Dark Lord Kelebek
- Mar 4, 2016
Dun dun dun dun dedun dun deductThe Treasury, 23 July 1936
Going to change this to godot so we can bring in some more absurdist literature, very appropriately I feel.Goddard
Huh. I guess he is talking about Gibraltar but perhaps that was a sly dig at how pussyfootted the british were being with foreign disputes in general of the period.Herbert Williams was next. What delights, he wondered sarcastically, will this one offer? “In view of the circumstances, will my right hon. Friend make sure that we do not transfer any part of the British Empire to any foreign State?”
I mean, probably not, but this is the sort of thing half this comment section would say given the chance.
The opening ceremony of the Olympic games being nationalistic? Nah...Mander was back on his feet. “Is it not notorious that the German Government use all these occasions for propaganda purposes?”
Show us the money first. No credit. Only gold. We have a cunning plan against the french...Yes, can I ask how a request to buy oil from you would be viewed?”
we've got a navy don't cha know?“It’s not many,” Eden said without emotion, “a handful here and there. A couple of dozen at Malaga, I understand. And largely without incident. We’re also helping the Americans and French evacuate their people.”
A BIIIG, manly navy for our huge colonial empire.
That we still have.
That we know of...It is inconceivable that Edward VIII’s choice of wife would have an impact on the start of the SCW;
Democratic results only count when people elect liberal capitalists. Anyone else is a mistake, to varying degrees.inclined to support Franco against what they perceived to be a communist (or at least socialist) inclined government
I have seen this mentioned elsewhere. Never seen the war last longer than six months myself. And that's with me ignoring it too.In this game the AI did naff all (thankfully, given that they started in March!) for the first six months.
Apparently.You are a true wordsmith, aren't you...
That could be anyone from the local vicar to Prince Charles.So your comment landed on the same day as someone vaguely important described me as 'quirky'.
Have you ever seen them in the same room?You are eerily like a friend of mine in that - if you're a Yorkshireman, I'd swear you could be him.
Got to get that literature nobel prize somehow.A three part epic, with how those days transformed international relations for the next century.
Incidentally, how many members of Parliament at the time were gallant veterans (presumably Boer and world war) at this time?