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An amalgamation of content: the aim not to politicise, but exercise. I'll think aloud about politics, technology, current news, as well as being a gay boy and what that really entails.

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

Poppy Appeal

Slate has a good explanation, to the uninitiated, for the British practice of wearing red poppies in November. The mark of respect for the victims of war - and largely for those victims of World Wars One and Two - appears to have confused some Americans.

"This weekend British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared on NBC's Meet the Press and CNBC's Topic A with Tina Brown wearing a small red flower on his lapel. What is this flower, and what does it signify?"