[rollei_list] Re: Enjoy Those Dinosaur Leftovers!

  • From: Nick Roberts <nickbroberts@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2005 13:20:02 +0000 (GMT)

We've not revived the 2 minute silence, it never
stopped. We observe it twice - once on the 11th hour
of the 11th day of the 11th month, and once on the
nearest Sunday, which is when the official services of
remembrance are held.
But it's not a holiday, as it is in France.

Nick


And it's not 
--- Marc James Small <msmall@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Oh!  My second favorite holiday is Veterans' Day,
> celebrated in the US on
> 11 November annually -- it is recognized in some
> parts of the British
> Empire (he grins) as Remembrance Day, though they
> tend to celebrate it on a
> Sunday to avoid missing postal service.  (But the
> British have revived the
> two-minute silence, and bless 'em for that!)  


                
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