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  1. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    16 Apr '06 03:29
    How about have a Cinco de Mayo Tournament in the month of May.
  2. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    16 Apr '06 10:29
    What is it?
  3. Standard member Derfel Cadarn
    The Mighty
    16 Apr '06 11:53
    Originally posted by Aiko
    What is it?
    The 5th of May, which Mexicans gained independence. Or something like that.
  4. Standard member RookRAK
    Out of drinks
    16 Apr '06 20:29
    Originally posted by Derfel Cadarn
    The 5th of May, which Mexicans gained independence. Or something like that.
    Cinco de Mayo is when the world celebrates the invention of the Margarita.
  5. Standard member coentje
    Plop!
    17 Apr '06 17:41
    Originally posted by RookRAK
    Cinco de Mayo is when the world celebrates the invention of the Margarita.
    No, it is when the world celebrates my birthday 😀😀😀
  6. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    17 Apr '06 21:39
    Mexican Independence Day is September 16th.

    The 5th of May is the anniversary of the Puebla battle, where the Mexican army defeated the French invaders (1862 - Surprising since the French army was larger and better equiped)... for some reason the date has become in the U.S. sort of a celebration of 'Mexican-hood' (sic)

    🙂
  7. 17 Apr '06 23:22
    5th May is also Children's Day in Japan.
  8. 18 Apr '06 23:54
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Mexican Independence Day is September 16th.

    Surprising since the French army was larger and better equiped (sic)

    🙂
    the French being defeated in battle is never surprising
  9. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    19 Apr '06 07:31
    Originally posted by Siskin
    the French being defeated in battle is never surprising
    lol 🙂

    well... it was a surprise back then 😕
  10. Standard member Derfel Cadarn
    The Mighty
    19 Apr '06 10:28
    Originally posted by Siskin
    the French being defeated in battle is never surprising
    This should be rec'ced thousands of times by now.
  11. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    19 Apr '06 11:07
    Originally posted by Siskin
    the French being defeated in battle is never surprising
    Ever heard of the Sun King?
  12. 19 Apr '06 13:40
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    Ever heard of the Sun King?
    Yeah, he had his ass kicked by the Duke of Marlborough
  13. Standard member XanthosNZ
    Cancerous Bus Crash
    19 Apr '06 19:27
    Originally posted by Siskin
    Yeah, he had his ass kicked by the Duke of Marlborough
    And before that? He at one point advanced so close to Amsterdam that William of Orange cut the dikes so it wouldn't be taken.
  14. Subscriber Talem16
    Chessaholics!!
    20 Apr '06 07:12
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Mexican Independence Day is September 16th.

    The 5th of May is the anniversary of the Puebla battle, where the Mexican army defeated the French invaders (1862 - Surprising since the French army was larger and better equiped)... for some reason the date has become in the U.S. sort of a celebration of 'Mexican-hood' (sic)

    🙂
    Weird in MExico they cara a little about the Puepla battle, and here Mexicans celebrate more the May 5 instead of the Sep 16!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    20 Apr '06 08:29
    Originally posted by Talem16
    Weird in MExico they cara a little about the Puepla battle, and here Mexicans celebrate more the May 5 instead of the Sep 16!!!!!!!!!!!
    yeah, lol 🙂 ... I still keep wondering why May 5th is so important there?

    By the way: Feliz 5 de mayo, paisano! 😉