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Whats the pin that Redknapp is wearing on his lapel? I've seen it on a lot of the kits and it's kinda bugging me.

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its a poppy to remember world war 1,all the dead and what not.

 

poppys grew where all the men had died.

 

oh its also used for on the remembrance days in wreaths and placed on memorials of all those lost then and now.

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row,

That mark our place; and in the sky

The larks, still bravely singing, fly

Scarce heard amid the guns below.

 

We are the Dead. Short days ago

We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,

Loved and were loved, and now we lie

In Flanders fields.

 

Take up our quarrel with the foe:

To you from failing hands we throw

The torch; be yours to hold it high.

If ye break faith with us who die

We shall not sleep, though poppies grow

In Flanders fields.

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do americans not wear poppies in november ?

 

This is the first I've heard of it.

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must be a british commonwealth thing.

 

theyre all up on everyone here in canuckville.

 

*you can get them mostly everywhere here.

restaurants, gas stations, the mall.

you just donate whatever you want, and grab a poppy.

 

they used to give em out at school too.

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron resisted a request from Chinese officials yesterday to remove the poppy symbol that Britons wear every November in memory of their war dead during his visit to Beijing.

 

Poppies have been Britain's symbol of remembrance since World War I, when the flowers grew on battlefields. The Royal British Legion sells paper poppies in November to raise funds for veterans in the run-up to Armistice Day on November 11. Similar poppies are on sale across Australia.

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do americans not wear poppies in november ?

 

THEY TELL US A DIFFERENT STORY OF WHAT HAPPENED.

 

WE WIN ALL WARS.

 

DUH.

 

where else would we get this superiority complex?

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