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    amyb is offline
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    Bonne Fete Nationale

    Wishing all in France and abroad a happy and safe celebration of the Fete Nationale.
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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    without using Google, anyone know why the rooster is the official symbol of France?

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Bonne Fête Nationale à tous et toute.

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Quote Originally Posted by noel View Post
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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Quote Originally Posted by elgreaux View Post
    without using Google, anyone know why the rooster is the official symbol of France?
    Through around the time that Brigitte Bardot was the face (etc.) of the French Republic, graduates of a certain type of High School (particularly S.J.-run) would make the connection...

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    It was a fun fête nationale on St Barth spending the day and evening with dear friends!
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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Anybody take shots of the fireworks that you can post? Usually they are quite pretty on the island!

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Don’t know the rooster answer. Please tell us.

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    Quote Originally Posted by elgreaux View Post
    without using Google, anyone know why the rooster is the official symbol of France?

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    Wish it was, because they never back down.

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    Re: Bonne Fete Nationale

    I didn't Google ( I duckduckgoed ).

    A hint: origins of emblem go back to antiquity. Roman days. Think before "France" was "France".
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