Well put by another: This picture sums up a lot of what we were talking about in class today. Funny with Columbus day having been a week ago, the whole holiday is pretty ridiculous. Read somewhere that especially Italian-Americans see Columbus day as a celebration of their heritage, say what?? Celebrating a day when a person found a land that was never lost!
In Flanders Fields by John McCrae, May 1915 In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below.
When nobody else in the world understood Guy Fawkes Night. We don't celebrate it in the way you think we do, we celebrate parliament not being blown up. The effigy we burn on the bonfire is supposed to be Guy Fawkes. He's the bad guy... heh.