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Old 12 February 2019, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Richard W View Post
There was a guy behind the hotel bar last night, who looked as though he was in his early 20s, who had a poppy (on a stem) tattooed up the length of his inner left arm from wrist to elbow, with the words "Lest we forget" in large script...
which is kind of the point isnít it? Itís about a cultural and persistent socieatal memory to ensure the horrific mistakes of the past are never repeated.

That being said, the use of the poppy is not restricted to those that fell in the two world wars. People are still getting killed and that chap serving at the bar might have had it to commemorate a close family member or friend.
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