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skunk
Sep 16, 2006, 08:48 AM
This was taking place just now down the road from me. Plenty of Aussies, Kiwis and Canadians there. I have no idea who the guys in the stovepipe hats were. They can't all be Abraham Lincoln. :confused:

pianoman
Sep 16, 2006, 09:11 AM
what a strange display of... patriotism?

why would englanders be showing off their love for abe lincoln?

Jaffa Cake
Sep 16, 2006, 09:32 AM
Maybe they're fans of Brunel, or are maybe representing Brunel University - he was always a fan of a nice stovepipe hat, after all.

skunk
Sep 16, 2006, 09:47 AM
That did strike me as a possibility, too.