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One British Marine

A large group of Isis fighters in Iraq are moving down a road when they hear a voice call from behind a sand dune: "One British Royal Marine is better than ten Isis fighters". The Isis commander quickly orders 10 of best men over the dune where a gun battle breaks out and continues for a few minutes, then silence.

The voice once again calls out: "One Royal Marine is better than one hundred Isis 'S.O.B.'s'". Furious, the Isis commander sends his next best 100 troops over the dune and instantly a huge gun fight commences. After 10 minutes of battle, again silence.

The voice calls out again: "One Royal Marine is better than a thousand Isis fighters." The enraged Isis commander musters 1,000 fighters and sends them to the other side of the dune. Rifle fire, machine guns, grenades, rockets and cannon fire ring out as a terrible battle is fought ..... then silence.

Eventually, one badly wounded Isis fighter crawls back over the dune and with his dying words tells his commander,

"Don't send any more men ... it's a trap. There's two of the ********."
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Re: One British Marine

Hmmm.... not convinced by that
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Hmmm.... not convinced by that
Because of bad taste or sensitivity due to recent, shocking and terrible events? I tend to think that it is our irreverent and sometimes tasteless humour that makes us Brits so stoic and difficult to grind down.
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Re: One British Marine

I got it from a Service site, and service folk do had a black humour, it helps when things are not good. Reminds me of story of a guy in a falklands battle, he cried out, "my leg, my leg, I've lost my leg.' "No you haven't' his mate cried, 'it's over here".
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Re: One British Marine

And I remember it years ago with 2 Scots and an English army.
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Ah, but they had bagpipes
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Ah, but they had bagpipes
The English don't have bagpipes, mate!
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The English don't have bagpipes, mate!
Yes I know that Keith, i was referring to the Scots.
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Yes I know that Keith, i was referring to the Scots.
I was pulling your leg! Of course, if the English army had bagpipes, they'd terrify everyone around wouldn't they? (Including the Scots!!)
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