September 11, 1997

On this date in in 1997 Scotland voted to create its own Parliament after 290 years of union with England. Wales immediately tried to ride on the Scottish coattails and several Wales for the Welshmen (and attractive goats and sheep) sent numerous letters to the Queen with their intention of starting their own Welsh Parliament. Unfortunately for the Welsh, all of the letters were all written in Welsh and they all said, “Hey, Queen, rydym eisiau I’n Senedd hunain, felly beth am y peth rhowch fyny. Ar fai?” and were promptly ignored.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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2 Responses to September 11, 1997

  1. Gwynllyw Bendigeidfran says:

    Ddoniol iawn, dyn hanes!

    Mae eich acen yn ofnadwy, gyda llaw.

  2. Drunk Commenter says:

    Heu, dude? Wheresall my twisteds history?

    How am I suspposed to get drunk and read my favorte web site if it snot posting thing? every day I drink and rink and dring and come here looking for a little bits of tiwsted history and it’s not here! Well it is here it didn’t go away but nothing but what I was already before.

    With not twisted history to read, I am have to get even drunker every time, so… oh wait I’m OK with that part. LOOL! : )

    I do miss it reading it though so I hope you write it bakc soon!

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