Stoic News

By Dave Kelly

Saturday, March 22, 2003

With Concern But Not Panic, Stoic Britons Stock Supplies - Washington Post.

"Unlike America, we've been through this before. We had the IRA for more than 20 years," he said, referring to the Irish Republican Army, which waged violence in London as part of its campaign to merge the British province of Northern Ireland with the Republic of Ireland. "And before that we had the [World War II] Blitz. It's also part of the British character. We're more phlegmatic and less excitable. Maybe it's the lousy weather and the warm beer."


Post a Comment

<< Home