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Top Three Signs The British Are Patriots

In Culture on August 15, 2007 by Petr Bokuvka

3. this YouTube video
2. this YouTube video
1. this YouTube video

Don’t bother. They are all the same: a terrific performance of Land Of Hope And Glory and God Save The Queen. Is it just my imagination, or is it the WHOLE United Kingdom singing? The most amazing patriotic thing I have seen.

I must say, after watching this, that a national athem should probably have kettle-drums and a finale. I also have to admit that the Czech national anthem doesn’t have them. Maybe for a split second.

Watching the video has inspired me to a rather big post on patriotic songs that lasted until the present day in the Czech Republic. Or lack thereof…

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