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Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
21-Oct-05 - 06:43 AM
Thread Name: Happy Trafalgar Day!
Subject: RE: Happy Trafalgar Day!
The paintings of Nelson's death show people standing straight when, as mentioned above, they would have had to bend beneath the low ceiling.

Naval officers are allowed to toast the sovereign without standing up for the same reason.