Sunday, July 31, 2016

Black Tot Day

In case you missed Col. Sullivan's reminder, today is the 46th anniversary of the Royal Navy's abolition of the rum ration.

Then comes Brexit. Coincidence?


  1. You have it backwards.

    Black Tot Day was July 31, 1970.

    Britain joined the European Community (the precursor to the European Union) two years later, in 1973.

    43 years (two generations) intervened before the vote to exit.


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