Saturday, 4 July 2015

Oh, say can you see anything about my pedigree that's phony?


What all Americans are wearing today. Apparently.

It's some kind of celebration for them 'Merkins in 'Merka [well that's how George Dubya Bush used to say it - just as he confused us over here by declaring a "War on Tourism"...*]

To celebrate with our chums over the pond - on the day that the United Kingdom wisely decided to let loose those self-declared "civilised" types to create a future that gave the world cowboys, Hollywood, the swivel chair, McDonalds, the atomic bomb, Liberace, nylon, Pia Zadora and Jay-Z - here's a wonderfully (ahem) talented troupe of artistes murdering performing the USA's second national anthem...



Yankee Doodle, do or die, indeed.

Happy Fourth of July - here's a must-try recipe for the occasion...

[*I think he meant "Terrorism".]

6 comments:

  1. i've always had a difficult time regarding the
    love of my country and displays of patriotism.

    it might be easier for me if all president's HAD to have corgis.

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    1. And a twinset and pearls, one would hope. Jx

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  2. Norma Desmond Your patriotic songs are better than ours, if it helps.

    Jon do you know the Sparks song Baby, Baby Can I Invade Your Country? That uses the lyrics of Star Spangled Banner, they had to give Francis Scott Key a co-writing credit for it.

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    1. Oh, I dunno - Jerusalem, Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory are all magnificent. And I never heard Jimmy Cagney, Sparks, nor an ensemble quite like those in the video sing any of them. Thankfully. Jx

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  3. Surely he spent more time getting that hair meticulously in place than he wound up performing.

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