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Old 05-17-2013, 09:11 AM
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Default Re: Farewell my friends :)

Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
It's good to do a bit of Euro travelling/relocation I find, it helps you understand the various peoples that live there and how tough it is to move towards a union. As A.A. Gill observed:

"Europe is an allegory for the ages of man. You are born Italian, relentlessly infantile and mother-obsessed. In childhood, you are English: chronically shy, tongue-tied clicky
and only happy kicking balls or pulling the legs off things. Teenagers are French: pretentiously philosophical, embarrassingly vain, ridiculously romantic yet simultaneously insecure. During Middle-Age, we become either Irish and fun loving, or Swiss and serious. Old age is German: ponderous, pompous and pedantic. And finally, we regress into being Belgian, with no idea of who we are at all."

Hahaha - superb quote!!!!
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