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  • proper n. The flag of Great Britain or the United Kingdom.
  • proper n. The flag flown on ships of the government of Great Britain or the United Kingdom.


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  • It seems likely that that is why he has been chosen for the role: He is famous, he is successful and he is branded with the Union Flag.

    The Difficult Art of Inspiring Olympians

  • If you want to have Wales represented on the Union Flag, you must stand up and be counted.

    U-turn. Who turn?

  • No symbol, other than the Union Flag, better sums up these islands.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Should we bring a Union Flag with us, so when they start their Haka, we can transfix their captain with the flag staff and claim their islands for the British Empire?

    An English Haka

  • Now would be the perfect opportunity to seriously move toward modernising the humble Kiwi flag, which unfortunately should spell curtains for the venerable Union Flag not because it's British, but because it's an anachronism.

    Time For a New New Zealand Flag?

  • Very funny film, he gives people who voted for him Union Flag umbrella to protect against an atom bomb.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • A successful British film a rarity in itself these days, favourable words about Her Majesty and that Union Flag.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • People know Labour have a focus on poverty and social exclusion, though are angry they have gone a bit central, and don't mention the war, and people still know whatever Dave says, that the Tories are for the right, for Middle England, for borders, and the Union Flag.

    A good response

  • However, I am slightly concerned by Diane Abbott's comments on This Week, er, this week - when she claimed that genuine football fans and the great British public reclaimed the Union Flag and cross of St George during the World Cup of 1988.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • February 15 - A new red and white maple leaf design is adopted as the flag of Canada replacing the Union Flag and the Canadian Red Ensign.

    Archive 2005-11-01


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