God Save the Queen


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God Save the Queen

British national anthem. [Br. Culture: Scholes, 408]
See: Britain

God Save the Queen

official national anthem of the British Commonwealth. [Br. Music: Scholes, 408]
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I don't mind the words of God Save the Queen. But I think the tune is an utter dirge
He confirmed he sang the Welsh national anthem at the service but stood in silence for God Save the Queen.
In the end neither God Save the Queen nor Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau were played and the clubs chose their own song, with City plumping for Men of Harlech
God Save the Queen is the official national anthem in the North so organisers expected to use it before the match in 1954 got under way.
Coral spokesman Simon Clare said: "We have taken a fiver at 33-1 that Sven sings God Save The Queen during the World Cup."
AN MP bidding to replace God Save the Queen as the anthem for English sports teams has expressed disappointment after rugby bosses indicated they would oppose the move.
SIR - Mr Kevin Granville of Llanbedr-y-Fro attributes his own reasons to my refusal to stand for and to sing God Save The Queen (Letters, October 12).
Punished for refusing to sing English anthem ON one occasion, years ago when I was in an (English) boarding school, I did not stand for, or sing, God Save the Queen.
God save the Queen? Why should we worry about an invisible sky God saving an 89-year-old woman when the same God doesn't lift a finger to save toddlers drowning in the Mediterranean Sea?
I'VE never in my adult life sung God Save The Queen because I am a Republican.
The playing of God Save the Queen during the football competitions has been thrown into the spotlight as the five-man Welsh contingent in coach Stuart Pearce's squad, and the Scottish party in the women's line-up, have opted not to sing.
London, June 22( ANI ): England manager Roy Hodgson has asked his players to sing the national anthem 'God Save the Queen' before every Euro Cup game, which would showcase their proud in flying the England flag.