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Winston Churchill 1940

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  1. vetwarner

    vetwarner New Member

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    "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat."
    This was the first thing Winston Chuchill said when he met his cabinet on may 10th, 1940, the day that he became primeminister

    He later used the same quote when asking the house of commons for a vote of confidence in his new government, and also later went on to say -

    "Poor people, poor people. They trust me, and I can give them nothing but disaster for quite a long time."

    Very straight talking, for a politician.
     
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    Now this sounds like Mrs Thatcher. :tong:
     
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    vetwarner New Member

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    Well, it wouldnt be surprising if she was a young secretary type in Churchills cabinet back then taking notes silently in the corner! She might not be that old mind, but it would be funny :ponder:
     
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    Dread the thought.. :eek:i: She was born in 1925 so your comment could be more realistic than first thought.. :ahg:
     
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    Yeah, at first I thought hey she is old enough right, then I checked and doubted that they would have a 15 yrold secretary working in the cabinet,

    However being Thatcher it wouldnt surprise me at all, she probably got born as a member of someones cabinet!
     

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