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In the old days the English and Welsh armies used to fight by gathering their armies on top of the hills and, at daybreak, they would run down the hillside into the deep gorge below to fight. One morning at dawn there was a fog (as thick as pea soup) and the two generals decided to refrain from fighting that day.
Whilst the two armies were resting a voice, with a Welsh accent came from within the dense fog, "Any one Welshman can beat any 10 Englishmen.”

With this, the English general sent down 10 of his soldiers. There was a hell of a fight and NO ONE returned.
An hour later, the same voice was heard, "Any one Welshman can beat any 50 Englishmen.”

With this the English general sent down 50 of his soldiers. The same thing, a terrible fight ensued and again NO ONE returned.
An hour later the same voice, "Any one Welshman can beat any 100 Englishmen.”

Same again, down went 100 of the best. NO ONE returned.
An hour later came another challenge, "Any one Welshman can beat any 1,000 Englishmen.”

By this time, the English general had enough and was about to send down his elite soldiers, when he saw a lone Englishman crawling up the hill. He was battered to a pulp. As he reached his general he said, "Don't send any more troops down, it’s a trap, THERE'S TWO OF THEM."


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Post Re: A little humour to boost morale
BigRed wrote:
In the old days the English and Welsh armies used to fight by gathering their armies on top of the hills and, at daybreak, they would run down the hillside into the deep gorge below to fight. One morning at dawn there was a fog (as thick as pea soup) and the two generals decided to refrain from fighting that day.
Whilst the two armies were resting a voice, with a Welsh accent came from within the dense fog, "Any one Welshman can beat any 10 Englishmen.”

With this, the English general sent down 10 of his soldiers. There was a hell of a fight and NO ONE returned.
An hour later, the same voice was heard, "Any one Welshman can beat any 50 Englishmen.”

With this the English general sent down 50 of his soldiers. The same thing, a terrible fight ensued and again NO ONE returned.
An hour later the same voice, "Any one Welshman can beat any 100 Englishmen.”

Same again, down went 100 of the best. NO ONE returned.
An hour later came another challenge, "Any one Welshman can beat any 1,000 Englishmen.”

By this time, the English general had enough and was about to send down his elite soldiers, when he saw a lone Englishman crawling up the hill. He was battered to a pulp. As he reached his general he said, "Don't send any more troops down, it’s a trap, THERE'S TWO OF THEM."


The version I knew was a Roman Legion marching on Pontypridd when they were waylaid by Dai and his mate :D

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Post Re: A little humour to boost morale
BigRed wrote:
In the old days the English and Welsh armies used to fight by gathering their armies on top of the hills and, at daybreak, they would run down the hillside into the deep gorge below to fight. One morning at dawn there was a fog (as thick as pea soup) and the two generals decided to refrain from fighting that day.
Whilst the two armies were resting a voice, with a Welsh accent came from within the dense fog, "Any one Welshman can beat any 10 Englishmen.”

With this, the English general sent down 10 of his soldiers. There was a hell of a fight and NO ONE returned.
An hour later, the same voice was heard, "Any one Welshman can beat any 50 Englishmen.”

With this the English general sent down 50 of his soldiers. The same thing, a terrible fight ensued and again NO ONE returned.
An hour later the same voice, "Any one Welshman can beat any 100 Englishmen.”

Same again, down went 100 of the best. NO ONE returned.
An hour later came another challenge, "Any one Welshman can beat any 1,000 Englishmen.”

By this time, the English general had enough and was about to send down his elite soldiers, when he saw a lone Englishman crawling up the hill. He was battered to a pulp. As he reached his general he said, "Don't send any more troops down, it’s a trap, THERE'S TWO OF THEM."


The version I knew was a Roman Legion marching on Pontypridd when they were waylaid by Dai and his mate outside Talbot Green :D

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