[Dixielandjazz] -ize and -ise

Jim Beebe jbeebe at centurytel.net
Sun Sep 14 10:36:23 PDT 2003

Hollywood distorts our own  history as well as England's, Pat.

An high level English barrister was here and said that the last thing that
American courts wanted to get at was the truth.  The same thing can be said
of Hollywood...the last thing that Hollywood wants to portray is the truth.

Jim Beebe

----- Original Message ----- 
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Sent: Sunday, September 14, 2003 5:06 AM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] -ize and -ise

> In a message dated 14/09/03 07:50:51 GMT Daylight Time,
a.crouch at unsw.edu.au
> writes:
> > Just think of it - that bastard William thumped the Anglo-Saxons in 1066
> >
>   We wuz robbed!  We couldn`t field our best team because they had just
> played a blinder at Stamford and their had been some injuries. Anyway,
William only
> just squeaked home by the odd goal.
> I am sure that if Tom Cruise had come along to help, as he is apparently
> going to win the Battle of Britain for us the result would have been
> different.
> History as written by Hollywood.
>  There were no Brits in Burma,
> There were no Brits on the Normandy beaches
> The Enigma machine was saved from a German U Boat by the Yanks.
> Now, the latest insult. An American pilot, Billy Fiske, who in reality was
> only in combat about half a dozen times and never shot down a German
> (although he did have a couple of `probables`) and crashed and died on his
> mission is being portrayed as the saviour of western civilisation. This at
> time when there were no American squadrons and  less than a dozen American
> pilots in the RAF. C`mon chaps. Play a straight bat.
> Musical content. Its a sin to tell a lie.
> Cheers
> PatL
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