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Happy birthday to her majesty, QE2

June 12th, 2005, 06:17 PM
yay its the queens birthday, and for aussies that means a public holiday long weekend, today monday is her birthday, yay for her.... im happy to celebrate her bday if it means we get a day of. we pay her alot of tax so a day off is not to much to ask for..

so all of you subjects in her majesties empire - well canadians really- do you get a day of for her bday???

HAPPY BIRTHDAY QUEEN ELIZABETH not to mention i am a stamp collector and a special edition is released for this day, i have a full queens birthday collection, very exciting for me......

yayayayayayay (yesi m into republic, but like the monarchy alot, that queen is a pretty hot chic for her age) :angel:

June 12th, 2005, 06:47 PM
We do not celebrate her birthday, on her birthday.
We have Victoria Day the celebration of Victoria Day occurs every year on Monday, prior to May 25th. It is the official celebration in Canada of the birthdays of Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II.

it is a BIG party weekend, typically called 'may two four'.

This could lead to an interesting topic.. what days are holidays in Australia? When is your Christmas? (thats been bugging me!)

June 13th, 2005, 02:17 AM
(Why I can't move to Austalia-- I need a white christmas...)

I like the monarchy too. I think even though they are falling apart, they will always be history alive. They have the blood of the kings and the queens we read about (maybe not DNA-wise but when you consider lineage and history). I know my grandfathers' names and that is it. I don't really have a culture so I live vicariously though the monarchy-- loaded with history, culture and ancestry.