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    Default The Dalai Lama - did he really say that??????

    This story brought a smile to my face......................

    Pardon your Holiness? Dalai Lama ends speech on World Peace by saying 'F**k it' (according to the stenographer that is...) - Americas - World - The Independent

    His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, who is considered by his followers to be the very manifestation of the bodhisattva of compassion, isn't known for swearing like an angry docker.

    Hence the surprise of an audience of students at Brown University in Rhode Island, when at the end of a speech on world peace, he appeared to utter some distinctly unholy language.
    Closed caption screens in the auditorium were showing subtitles of the event, and a stenographer transcribing the speech appeared to think His Holiness had uttered the words, 'F**k it'.
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    Hes been influenced by a certain mod here.
    In 1908, in London, at the Olympics, Irish American Martin Sheridan announced “This flag dips for no earthly king," when the US team paraded past the royal box.

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    Maybe he had just been asked which was his favourite holiday-resort in Thailand?
    Gheobhaidh mé mo chóta

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    Quote Originally Posted by iago1709 View Post
    Maybe he had just been asked which was his favourite holiday-resort in Thailand?
    Gheobhaidh mé mo chóta
    Then there is this place in Austria...................

    48° 4′ 2″ N, 12° 51′ 49″ E

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