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Old 01.08.2009, 10:41
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Happy Yorkshire Day

A great celebration of Yorkshire Day once again by the Swiss.

I can only imagine how they celebrate their own national day.
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Old 01.08.2009, 14:48
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Are you actually from Mirfield? That bit of road between Mirfield town centre and Ravensthorpe has the highest number of speed cameras I've ever come across on a single stretch of road!
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Old 01.08.2009, 17:57
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Re: Happy Yorkshire Day

I'm at the Highland Games right now with Scottish and Irish flags hanging outside our tent. Right in the middle is a massive White rose flag. The locals haven't figured yet that it is not some obscure Celtic symbol.
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Old 01.08.2009, 18:49
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Re: Happy Yorkshire Day

Happy Yorkshire Day?
Not when I were a lad...
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Old 02.08.2009, 16:34
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Re: Happy Yorkshire Day

It were alright if tha likes fireworks.
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Old 02.08.2009, 16:48
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I thought Terry was joking
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Old 02.08.2009, 17:32
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You can be forgiven. I was born and brought up in the West Riding and I'd never heard of it either until a few years ago.
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Old 02.08.2009, 17:55
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Are you actually from Mirfield? That bit of road between Mirfield town centre and Ravensthorpe has the highest number of speed cameras I've ever come across on a single stretch of road!
Mirfield is where my heart is, though I'm originally a Bradford lad.

You're right about the speed cameras though. I've often wondered if you were in a rush to get to Ravensthorpe (or more likely to get out) whether you'd get a ticket and three points from each camera.
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Old 02.08.2009, 18:01
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You can be forgiven. I was born and brought up in the West Riding and I'd never heard of it either until a few years ago.
I think I first heard of it the late nineties when White Roses began to appear on the front of cars to replace fading red noses.

It will become better known once Yorkshire acheives its rightful Republic status.

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