Saturday, April 23, 2011
St. George's Day
It's St. George's Day, celebrating the patron saint of England who slayed the dragon.
My personal hero, Mr. Ricky Gervais, had some interesting things to say on his blog about "that magical time of year when uptight liberals are afraid to celebrate for fear of seeming racist, and racists get angry because St George's Day isn't racist enough." It must be complicated being English. Not too easy being American, either, I guess.
The above photo was taken in Cambridge during the World Cup in 2006. England made it to the quarterfinals and the entire nation exploded in St. George Crosses...until the inevitable defeat.