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why is there a statute of Abraham Lincoln there?
sorry doesnt help.
but you'd think parliament square would be reserved for, y'know, british people.
he's next to a statue of george canning, y'know.
to our legal system?
he is a symbol of good?
In much the same way the U.S. Navy has a ship called the Winston Churchill?
the abraham lincoln statue on brazennose street in Manchester is about 9ft high: one time i was stood by it with a girl and i said to her 'interesting fact: that statue is life sized'
and she said 'seriously?! he was fucking tall, then!'
the original it was based on. LOL!
I don't know why it's not mentioned more often that the main reason the North won the civil war is that they bred a race of giants in the Dakota foothills, who would wade into battle Goliath-like smiting bushwhackers with tree trunks
Daniel needs to learn to use Google :D
all that the text that you've both quoted tells me is that the design of the statue was changed, not why it's there.
Is that okay?
can i buy that apology off you?
a tag team match with Scotty Too Hotty and Hardcore Holly
Saint Gaudens Statue in London, England
Visitors to Parliament Square sometimes wonder why this Lincoln statue came to be placed there. Created by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, it's a full-size replica of his acclaimed original in Chicago's Lincoln Park.
The Saint-Gaudens statue was not intended for this spot, however. It replaces a replica of a controversial statue by George Barnard previously installed in Cincinnati, Ohio. When the president's son Robert heard that the Barnard statue was headed for London, he was appalled, calling it "simply horrible." Because of his influence, the Saint-Gaudens work was dedicated in London on July 28, 1920. The Barnard statue replica, dubbed the "stomache ache statue" because of the placement of the hands, went on to Manchester, England instead.
but it doesn't explain why there's a stuatue of a US president opposite our seat of Government...
Same reason the Frogs gave the Yanks the Stachoo of Liberty
of a 200ft statue of lincoln towering over the thames estuary.
i posted the link to this further up!
apologise! at once!
i'm getting there. what kind of outrageous thing should i spend my apologies on?
And I'm already up to 113 separate incidences.
That's 114 now.
fuck off. or list them.
an apology for the insult to my ....... honour
why is this statue in Parliament square? I see no REAL relevance:
Fat useless old cunt
what use is he to anyone?
i fit in so well!