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October 24th, 2009

Labour wanted mass immigration to make UK more multicultural, says former adviser [Oct. 24th, 2009|04:56 am]
Sarah
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/6418456/Labour-wanted-mass-immigration-to-make-UK-more-multicultural-says-former-adviser.html


The huge increases in migrants over the last decade were partly due to a politically motivated attempt by ministers to radically change the country and "rub the Right's nose in diversity", according to Andrew Neather, a former adviser to Tony Blair, Jack Straw and David Blunkett.


It happened so fast, we got disparate clumps of cultures hating on each other instead. =(
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History Timeline of the 20th Century [Oct. 24th, 2009|05:15 am]
Sarah
Here's an interesting bite sized summary of each decade from the 1900's.

Some of the facts - wow, it's hard to believe things I grew up with, only a generation or two ago didn't even exist.

http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/timeline.htm
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What does English sound like to a non-English speaker? [Oct. 24th, 2009|06:39 am]
Sarah
After the fifth playing it clicked, and I started to hear the words in the 'noise'.

It was a really surprising change, like the effect the Babel fish had on the listeners in the Hitch-hikers Guide To The Galaxy.

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