britannic britannic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of Britain

News

  • Why The Queen Of England Doesn't Carry A Passport

    The Queen of England, while largely a ceremonial post these days, is still pretty powerful. How powerful? Her Majesty doesn't need a passport to travel abroad. Well la dee dah! All passports in England are issued in the name of Her Majesty. Her Britannic Majesty's Secretary of State requests and requires in the name of Her Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. When Wickham described his cargo to Brazilian customs officials as "exceedingly delicate botanical specimens specially designated for delivery to Her Britannic Majesty's own Royal Gardens at Kew", he was telling the truth, but not the whole truth.
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Henry Wickham Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "Suddenly, there was a dull deafening roar," reported Violet Jessop, a survivor who coincidentally had worked as a stewardess in both Titanic and another sister ship, Olympic. "Britannic gave a shiver, a long drawn-out shudder from stem to...
    on May 28, 2009 By: Violet Jessop Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. Charged with treason for his part in the 1798 rebellion, Wolfe Tone told the court: "I mean not to give you the trouble of bringing judicial proof to convict me legally of having acted in hostility to the government of his Britannic Majesty in...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: Theobald Wolfe Tone Source: Irish Times

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