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kiwitrc
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  #536076 21-Oct-2011 11:52
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sleemanj: I agree, like our anthem says, it's "Men of every creed and race"

Not "Men descended from people who came from the united kingdom... and a few others who are unimportant"
 


What about all the sheilas who live here as well?

 
 
 

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  #536098 21-Oct-2011 12:39
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kiwitrc: 
What about all the sheilas who live here as well?


I assume you are joking, but Men in this context meant both at the time and now, humanity as a whole.  

That aside, I didn't really comment on the anthem, but on the flag, which has no sex-bias in it's representation of the people of this nation, but does have quite a heritage-bias.





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  #536101 21-Oct-2011 12:47
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sleemanj:
kiwitrc: 
What about all the sheilas who live here as well?


I assume you are joking, but Men in this context meant both at the time and now, humanity as a whole.  

That aside, I didn't really comment on the anthem, but on the flag, which has no sex-bias in it's representation of the people of this nation, but does have quite a heritage-bias.



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  #536109 21-Oct-2011 12:58
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hhahaaha

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  #536111 21-Oct-2011 13:00
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Sorry, its Friday........

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