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September the 11th...

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
Why the hell do we call it that?

You can't even mention that particular date without thinking of what happened on Sep 11th 2001.

Loads of bad things happen on loads of different dates, but most people refer to the actual event, not the date to remember it.

E.g.
We don't refer to the Titanic sinking as April 16th do we?
We don't refer to Diana's death as August 31st do we?

Just a thought......

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I guess it's just quicker than 'the attack on the world trade centre' or anything similar.


    And the Americans named it. Yeah. Blame it on the Americans.. :rolleyes:
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yup, I blame the Americans, and obviously, the British are gonna do what the Americans do.
    Why can't it just be known as the 'Twin Tower Attacks' or something like that?
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Cos newspapers and tv have always called it that
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by crescendo
    Why can't it just be known as the 'Twin Tower Attacks' or something like that?

    Wasn't just the Twin Towers that were attacked :p
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    it WAS the most spectacular terrorist attack on american soil, in fact in the whole world! in history. live on tv. holywood style. it was breath taking. a human tragedy of epic proportions played live, globaly. who ever 'directed' it should win something ...
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by morrocan roll
    it WAS the most spectacular terrorist attack on american soil, in fact in the whole world! in history. live on tv. holywood style. it was breath taking. a human tragedy of epic proportions played live, globaly. who ever 'directed' it should win something ...


    An award for services to the Arms Industry?
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Simbelyne
    An award for services to the Arms Industry?
    the next election ...
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by morrocan roll
    the next election ...

    thats what they give out these days? cool... *begins growing mould to release on the tube*
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I hate the way British people refer to it as 9/11 depsite the fact it is actually 11/9 if you are British.

    If it had happened here do you really think that the Americans would call it 11/9 just because it happened here? I doubt it.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    remember remmber the 5th of november.
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