- For all the inevitable talk about 'reclaiming' St George's day and the flag from fascists, it has never been a major fascist symbol. When someone claims otherwise they are articulating an unconcious prejudice that any patriotic display is racist.
- Celebrating St George's day is very un-English. A defining feature of Englishness is not going in for national days, national costumes and all that.
- Shakespeare was born and died on St George's day, which makes his prolific output all the more impressive if he only lived for one day.
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