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Bush Says Anthem Should Be in English

The Chimp in Charge has put his two cents in on the issue, and states, “I think people who want to be citizens of this country ought to learn English”, and “One of the things that’s very important is, when we debate this issue, that we not lose our national soul.” Sorry Georgie, too late. We lost it when you took the oath of office.

I’m going to have to buy myself a copy of that CD now.

This story from Yahoo contains an interesting fact – that the Star-Spangled Banner?s melody was lifted from a British drinking song. I did not know that.

1 thought on “Bush Says Anthem Should Be in English”

  1. Another interesting fact is that the tune of the SSB used to be the national anthem of Luxembourg in the mid-1800s.

    I always find it interesting that those who talk about their love of English as the language of the US are the ones with the least proficiency in it…

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