From: John Wilkins (email@example.com)
Date: Thu 24 Oct 2002 - 02:14:36 GMT
On Thursday, October 24, 2002, at 07:59 AM, Scott Chase wrote:
>> Not that it's my country or anything but I'd have to give it to
>> Newton. Also, I nominate Sharon Osbourne for Queen of England.
> I second that for Ozzy's wife, implicitly making the Prince of
> Darkness into the new King of England. Yes!
> As for great britons I'd say Rowan Atkinson takes the cake, though I
> suppose T.E. Lawrence would be a more serious choice.
> Let's see Ozzy or Mr. Bean chum around with beduin warriors.
Are you folk serious? Without William of Ockham and his followers,
there'd be no Newton or Darwin...
And I nominate Kate Bush for Queen. OK, it's retro, and I'm showing my
age, but she's still the sexiest British entertainer ever.
>> Ray Recchia
>> At 02:41 PM 10/23/2002 +0100, you wrote:
>>> The BBC are asking us to vote on who we think were the greatest
>>> Darwin has to be the natural selection - cast your vote now (and
>>> then pass this message on)
>>> Darwin: Andrew Marr's Greatest Briton
>>> Friday 25 October - 9pm, BBC TWO
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