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Man of kent/Aveling-Barford

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Like the new avatar, MoK. Is this a penis metaphor?

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by chaos_insomniac
    :eek2:

    You'll probably find one of his posts in politics. The picture is the Invicta, trademark of Aveling-Barford, a famous maker of steamrollers.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Captain Slog
    You'll probably find one of his posts in politics. The picture is the Invicta, trademark of Aveling-Barford, a famous maker of steamrollers.

    Also forms part of the insignia for Kent, usually on a red background though. If you know what "Invicta" means you'll be able to work out why it is our motto...


    ...Invicta comes from the Latin 'invictus' which means 'unconquerable' or 'undefeated'. There is a memorial stone at the junction of Betsham Road Swanscombe and Watling Street with the following inscription: "Near this spot in the year 1067 by ancient tradition, the Men of Kent and the Kentish Men carrying boughs on their shoulders and swords in their hands met the invader William, Duke of Normandy. They offered peace if he would grant their ancient rights and liberties, otherwise war and that most deadly. Their request was granted and from that day the motto of Kent has been 'Invicta' meaning 'unconquered'".
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Man of Kent, Im well impressed with your link to the fairtrade site. I always buy fairtrade stuff where available.
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