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The Charge of the Light Brigade
The Charge of the Light Brigade.
Today marks the 589th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, one of the many battles in which the brave soldiers of Britain demonstrated their world-renowned flair for gloriously snotting the French in battle, thereby giving us something to remind them about ever since.

Today also marks the 150th anniversary of the Charge of the Light Brigade, one of the many battles in which the brave soldiers of Britain demonstrated their world-renowned flair for gloriously following totally ridiculous orders to the letter, thereby snatching moral victory from the jaws of defeat.

The latter is a tactic proudly honoured to this day by our four national soccer teams.

See also: Why the Charge of the Light Brigade still matters (BBC)


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