Conversations that probably happened in history: part 104

Lord North, the Prime Minister of Great Britain who lost the American colonies, looking somewhat bemused. Beware the boring election and the boring politicians.

Lord North, the Prime Minister of Great Britain who lost the American colonies, looking somewhat bemused. Beware the boring election and the boring politicians.

Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain 1770-82, during his first election campaign in 1770: What a boring election this will be, what with taking over Britain in a triumphant state... there's nothing more to do methinks?

United States of America, 1776: Fuck off Britain.

Newsflash 2017: we know it's a dull election but try to stay awake, you never know what's going to happen...

 

Conversations that probably happened in history: part 101

George III: thinking about America, looking bewildered...

George III: thinking about America, looking bewildered...

Prime Minister of Great Britain, 1776: I fear Your Royal Highness, we  have lost the American colonies.

King George III: Damn you Sir, damn those pesky Americans and  damn their democracy. I predict they will lose themselves in  240 years from now!

Prime Minister of Great Britain: Oh dear, King George is indeed now well and truly mad...

But was he?

Conversations that probably happened in history: part 85

Stonehenge: an example of an early industrial dispute between management and workers.

Stonehenge: an example of an early industrial dispute between management and workers.

A Stonehenge architect, southern England, c.2500BC: There's another henge down the road you say? And it's bigger?  Right, we're gonna have to get those mega stones across the top somehow- get ready to lift lads!

Prehistoric English men: (running away sounds).

A Stonehenge architect, southern England, c.2500BC: Hey, come back you shirking fuckers, we're making history here...