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Bringing in the big guns (only metaphorically)


knockin on
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Should David Cameron greet the new Archbishop of Canterbury with a snivelling gift and beg him to intercede on behalf of the nation in the Falklands dispute?

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Quickbeam

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I take it you are alluding to this.

In which case yes, a Bishops melee at dawn with holy maces!

But who would have God on their side...?

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wee eddie

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I'm being a touch pedantic here:

One brings/wheels 'out' the big guns

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fourm member

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Reading to the end of Quickbeam's link it sounds as the Argentinian leader was asking for something she knows the pope can't/won't do so she can criticise him back home.

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Aitchbee

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The late Polish pope John Paul had a big influence in his own country's political future ... so why not Francis for the land of his birth ... Argentina?

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knockin on

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Wee Eddie:
Yes you are..... My big guns were in the garden, when it started to snow. I brought them, and the ammunition IN to the garage to avoid freezing the balls ON the brass monkey. :)

Aitchbee: Why not indeed. I understand he has already given an opinion on the matter (prior to his election) which favours the Argentine viewpoint

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wee eddie

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knock knock ~ they'd not be much use in the garage would they

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fourm member

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'I understand he has already given an opinion on the matter (prior to his election) which favours the Argentine viewpoint'

On paper, over 90% of Argentinians are Roman Catholic. In church, only about 20% ever turn up. An Argentinian cardinal facing that erosion of support would have been very foolish to say anything as unpopular (in Argentina) as leave it to the islanders to decide.

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