April 13, 2004

The Bayeux Tapestry: history written by the victor (or you can create your own version if you wish). The Battle of Maldon: history written by the loser (a translation of the poem, and readings of the original Saxon version).
  • Who hasn't seen this?
  • (I was going to include that, naxosaxur. I don't know where it went - it was supposed to be under wish in the first sentence.) Which is a roundabout way of saying Cheers, naxosaxur.
  • dng, if i recall correctly, the SA contest was so hilarious, that someone posted it to MeFi and it didn't get deleted (too lazy to search MeFi right now)! Thanks for the good links, tho'...I never knew exactly where SA ripped it from.
  • "Unable to rouse France into action, a desperate Wiliiam of Normandy hatched a covert effort to recruit civilian American knights to join the Norman fleet. Risking prison sentences in the then-neutral US, a ragtag bunch of cowboys answered the call." Soon to be a major motion picture starring Brad Pitt.