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Thread #53919   Message #832592
Posted By: sian, west wales
22-Nov-02 - 11:14 AM
Thread Name: BS: What have the Welsh ever done for us ?
Subject: RE: BS: What have the Welsh ever done for us ?
The "=" sign.

America, or at least the name, "America".

18 signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Ioan Gruffydd.

Some great hymns: Hyfrydol, Cwm Rhondda, Aberystwyth, et al.

All Through the Night

Deck the Halls

The Actuary tables (for insurance)

Those hedging coniferous things that I can't spell but make neighbours want to shoot each other. Leilandi?

The first mail-order catelogue business.

Robert Owen.

Some might say Merlin.

First beer in tin cans.

Corgis

Those terriers that look like lambs and were bred in Pembrokeshire - can't remember the name of the breed. Bedlington?

sian