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And the winner of the Olympic bid is..........................................

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MarsLady Wed 06-Jul-05 12:49:16

LONDON

starlover Wed 06-Jul-05 12:49:47

hahahahahhahahhahahahhahahah SUCK ON THAT FRANCE! HA

Carameli Wed 06-Jul-05 12:50:11

London has got it
yippeeeeee

Aero Wed 06-Jul-05 12:52:14

I honestly never though that would excite as much, but wow!!! I just got a lump in my throat and I'm not a particularly sporty person! My kids will be old enough then to enjoy it so it's fab news!

SPARKLER1 Wed 06-Jul-05 12:53:22

Excellent stuff

Carameli Wed 06-Jul-05 12:54:07

I konw what you mean, I was unsure about whether or not I wanted it here but its brill and my dd will be old enough to really enjoy it. She will be 9 when it comes here so will really try to get to go to it at the time.

Great news!!

munz Wed 06-Jul-05 12:54:48

wooohhoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo YAY US!!!!!

pi**es all over jaques's chips don't it!

beatie Wed 06-Jul-05 12:54:54

I'm suprisingly excited too It's so nice to have moments these days when you can be proud to be British.

After Mr Chiraq's comments about the Brits this week I can't help but feel a little smug that we beat Paris too.

dyzzidi Wed 06-Jul-05 12:55:23

Superb news

Carameli Wed 06-Jul-05 12:55:49

es, they were also just saying it will be great for Blair when he sees Chirac at the G8 later on:-):-)

MarsLady Wed 06-Jul-05 12:56:36

flobbleflobble Wed 06-Jul-05 12:56:51

almostanangel Wed 06-Jul-05 12:57:12

do you think he will stick his fingers in his ears and go ner ner ne nere ner

Lizzylou Wed 06-Jul-05 12:57:28

pmsl @ Munz

Surely p*sses over Monsieur Chiracs french fries????

almostanangel Wed 06-Jul-05 12:57:54

what a great day for taking a french stick and saying oi cherack stick that lol

teeavee Wed 06-Jul-05 12:57:57

good news for london - but go easy on the JINGOISTIC ANTI-FRENCH NONSENSE, pleeeease - why do things like this bring out the worst in people?

almostanangel Wed 06-Jul-05 12:58:44

sorry but hahahahahahahahaha any way

Lizzylou Wed 06-Jul-05 12:58:49

Sorry Teavee....just in response to M Chirac's comments this week...........
He sort of set himself up for a fall, didn't he?

handlemecarefully Wed 06-Jul-05 12:58:58

Yes at least Chirac won't have to worry about dreadful British cuisine when he gets to Gleneagles....I bet he has lost his appetite...

nutcracker Wed 06-Jul-05 12:59:41

Wow theres a surprise (NOT)

handlemecarefully Wed 06-Jul-05 12:59:58

Almostanangel,

Chirac deserves it. Not all of the french nation of course, but I think it's morally imperative to villify Chirac

MissChief Wed 06-Jul-05 13:00:46

bloody brilliant! So pleased will- really help boost some forgotten parts of London which have loads of potential. Checked out house prices in Stratford anyone?!!

RTKangaMummy Wed 06-Jul-05 13:00:52

Sorry but it is funny

That he is coming over and will be eating British food

handlemecarefully Wed 06-Jul-05 13:01:21

On a more sober note, I shall spare a thought for those french mums everywhere currently posting their disappointment on the french equivalent of the Mumsnet talk boards...

almostanangel Wed 06-Jul-05 13:01:36

statford though soooooo funny when you know the area

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