What is your country's national symbol?

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    Ours is the Bald Eagle.

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    Oddly enough I think ours is the Lion. A relic of the Empire days.

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    Red Rampant Lion On Yellow Background Or St Andrews Cross (white Cross On Blue Background....our National Flower Is The Thistle....you Could Of Course Add Bagpipes,kilts And Haggis To Make Us Instantly Recogniseable.
     
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    Bill Clinton in boxer shorts.
     
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    The kiwi bird and the souther cross constilation.
     
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    A rampant kangaroo fucking Steve Irwin.
     
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    Are you in American Samoa again?:wink:
     
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    The Lion is a national symbol for most countries, including the Netherlands (my home country). And Irelands national symbol is the Red Setter.

    However, what is your countries unofficial symbol?
    - Ireland is the shamrock
    - UK is the Tudor rose
    - Netherlands is the Tulip
     
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    A big ol' beaver.

    Actually, that's just the national animal. The national symbol is the maple leaf.

    Beavers are cooler.
     
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    France's should be the penis.

    They're all a bunch of dicks. :tongue:
     
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    Many people think it is the shamrock but actually it is the harp - as you will notice if you look at the back of an Irish Euro (2€ in the example actually).

    Éirinn go Brách :smile:
     
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    Close darlin' - it's a cock :tongue::tongue:
     
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    Bollix dear friend - the setter is our national bus company's logo. I wonder where we got that idea!? :rolleyes:

    As for the shamrock - it is our patron saint's emblam.

    (see National emblem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
     
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    Unofficial?

    McDonald's, Coca-Cola and Michael Jordan
     
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    and Mickey Mouse.


    and Baseball, Hotdogs, Apple Pie and Chevrolet.
     
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    Made Mistake, the official symbol for Ireland is the Wolfhound and not the red setter as mentioned.
     
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    Try again kov - it's the harp - honest :rolleyes:
     
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    ah... and of course the silver fern.
     
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    Irish Symbols
     
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    Well don't tell me, tell him!! :rolleyes::biggrin1:
     
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