On Thu, 12 Dec 1996, Martin Burns wrote:
> Moira wrote:
> > One of the presidents at that time, historians please let us know which one,
> > gave a speech saying that "hypenated" Americans were TRAITORS. This speech
> > was given to an Irish American audience.
I seem to think that I remember hearing a speech much like this from
Ronald Reagan in the mid-1980's and similar stuff from George Bush. Am I
> This was paralleled not so long ago by Norman Tebbit (senior
> government minister at the time - Thatcher's right hand
> (hatchet) man), who declaimed that the test of whether
> you're British or not is whether or not you support England
> at cricket.
> I'm glad to say this makes me definitely NOT British ;)
Well I guess that leaves me as a Scottish*-*American TRAITOR who doesn't
understand Cricket and could care less about the game or the English
national Cricket team! :D