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The Scottish swimmers are doing well

(11 Posts)
jinglbellsfrocks Fri 25-Jul-14 09:06:39

Sounds great Seasider. smile

These games have made me want to see Glasgow.

I like the tune of Flower. Will have to Google the words. (And brush up on my history!)

seasider Fri 25-Jul-14 06:25:02

Was at the swimming heats yesterday morning and the Scottish fans were going crazy. It was very exciting with so many games records being broken. !

annodomini Thu 24-Jul-14 23:05:46

This doesn't mean that I don't want to hear the 'Flower' played many times in the next two weeks!

annodomini Thu 24-Jul-14 23:04:25

It's a bit of a dirge, isn't it, Crow? And the wording (which one can rarely hear anyway) is all about history - 'proud Edward's army' indeed. If Bannockburn is the only thing we have to be proud of in our history, I suggest that we look for something more forward-looking, like the Australian anthem which, although clichéed, is all about being a young nation with a future: 'Advance Australia fair'!

Crow Thu 24-Jul-14 22:00:03

I do not like Flower of Scotland and I wish we could get rid of it, but well done to the Scottish and English swimmers

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 24-Jul-14 21:59:05

Oh I can't stand him. But yes, you're right.

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 24-Jul-14 21:57:06

'ang on Ana. I'll Google him.

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 24-Jul-14 21:56:08

It's women fighting now. Don't like that. tbhmm

I'm sure there's a skill to it, but it just looks like - fighting.

Charleygirl Thu 24-Jul-14 21:48:36

It was great watching the swimming tonight and seeing somebody other than an Australian win for once. The Scots and English did so well.

Ana Thu 24-Jul-14 21:47:18

I've just realised who that emoticon reminds me of - John McCririck! shock

(Though probably without the smile...)

jinglbellsfrocks Thu 24-Jul-14 21:38:58


And doesn't it get to them when they play Flower of Scotland! tbsmile