[CrackMonkey] Simplistic Yahoo Daily News polls
deirdre at deirdre.net
Thu Apr 6 13:47:35 PDT 2000
On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Monkey Master wrote:
> > Idiot. That's where ALL flags come from.
> Not all flags, no. Certainly, your remark about Wales was
> pretty on the mark. Throughout the british isles, that was the point.
The concept of a flag was used to identify people in battle. Thus, all
flags come from war because the concept does.
This wasn't just from the British Isles -- it was separately used in
Japan, China, and throughout Europe.
"Heraldry hit Europe during a thirty-year period in the mid-12th century.
How the rules became so rapidly codified and so widely accepted still has
But memes are a hoax, so we won't go there.
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