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Royal Navy

ArtChooArtChoo Member
edited April 2017 in The Pub (Off Topic)
I was in a bar in Liverpool recently, and there were sailors from various countries in full uniform dress.
Some sort of naval convention or get-together was going on.
Most of the sailors had their ships name on an embroidered ribbon, around their hat.  In the same manner that the British Royal Navy does.
I asked one of the British matelots.......     
"Why do the  French sailors have their  ships name, hat ribbons   spelled out using the Greek alphabet letters."
His reply was " They'd look bloody silly with French letters around their hats." 

=)) :))


    My knowledge is worthless if not shared and applied . "Joseph McKenna"  
  • Remember 1667!!

    Jaap Bes.
  • ArtChooArtChoo Member
    edited April 2017 PM

    @snuffmiller             I would rather remember bottles of Kronenbourg 1664.

    1667 was a good year though for the Dutch and British.  Old allegiances die hard.

    Edit. I think    " alliances "  might have been a better choice of word. Cheers.

  • @Artchoo, That joke is about as sharp as they come. That cracked me up. Good word play these days is hard to find and delivered off the cuff too.   =))
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