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  1. Standard memberFMF
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    15 Feb '16 01:45
    Nominate people from your country who are still alive ~ no historical figures please ~ who you believe deserve to be thought of as 'national treasures' and briefly state why in your own words. Subjectivity is the order of the day.
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    15 Feb '16 02:18
    Michael Palin for [1] being a member of the UK's most celebrated comedy team (perhaps with the most appealing personality out of them) [2] for his wonderful (and now much imitated) travelogues on TV in which we saw countless hours of his insightful, modest, philanthropic and ironic/wry sense of humour [3] for somehow encapsulating an appealing side of Britishness in all his endeavours in a way that few other TV stars can claim to have done.
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    16 Feb '16 05:18
    Originally posted by FMF
    Michael Palin for [1] being a member of the UK's most celebrated comedy team (perhaps with the most appealing personality out of them) [2] for his wonderful (and now much imitated) travelogues on TV in which we saw countless hours of his insightful, modest, philanthropic and ironic/wry sense of humour [3] for somehow encapsulating an appealing side of Britishness in all his endeavours in a way that few other TV stars can claim to have done.
    Michael Palin is a good one;
    Judi Dench
    David Attenborough
    Burley Chassis 😉
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    Teemu Selänne
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    16 Feb '16 09:22
    Stephen Fry ~ comedian, actor, writer, TV presenter, raconteur, intellectual. Widely loved and respected in the UK.
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    Her Maj The Queen
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    16 Feb '16 09:502 edits
    Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Barry Cryer and Colin Sell.

    Sue Barker

    Sir Simon Rattle
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    17 Feb '16 03:10
    Richard Dawkins?
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