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Old 03-22-2011, 07:02 AM   #154 (permalink)
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Driving on the A68 last week I noticed that every safe place to overtake has a speed camera on it.

Every unsafe place - where you suddenly find yourself facing someone in your lane on a blind corner - doesn't have a camera near it.

Hmmm. Safety ?

Or revenue ?

Originally Posted by ShadeTreeMech View Post
I realize I'm only partly British, but I do feel a connection to England I can't explain...
You may like this incisive view from (I think) Johnny Vaugn who is not a figure of high culture here but did well with this :

Being British is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer, then travelling home and grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American shows on a Japanese TV.

And the most British thing of all?

Suspicion of anything foreign.
[I]So long and thanks for all the fish.[/I]
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