Off topic: A Gold Medal for Uruguay...
Thread poster: Rosina Peixoto
| | Daniel Bird
Local time: 18:00
German to English
| That's a fine anthem || Aug 18, 2008 |
... anyone coming runner-up to a Uruguayan will instantly be accused of throwing the final just so that the world can listen to a proper national hymn
At the other end of the scale - and even below God Save the Queen - is surely South Africa's. How in all conscience can anyone listen to that song being played by a brass band? To my ears it's choral or nothing.
| | Rosina Peixoto
Local time: 15:00
English to Spanish
| You made me laugh... || Aug 19, 2008 |
Many thanks for replying, Daniel.
I congratulate you, on behalf of your country, on the 27 gold medals you won.
We didn´t get any, as usual, but we take Baron Pierre de Coubertin´s words earnestly:" The most important thing is not winning but taking part."
| The grass is always greener on the other side :) || Aug 20, 2008 |
Daniel Bird wrote:
At the other end of the scale - and even below God Save the Queen - is surely South Africa's
Well, I like God Save the Queen much more than the Italian national anthem I didn't know the Uruguayan anthem but I've just heard it and it sounds great!
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