GREAT BRITAIN: Three Fusils Conjoined

Out of the scorned seam of Tory tradition, Britain's National Coal Board proudly mined itself a coat of arms. Henceforth all the board's letters and documents will bear a twin row of black triangles (representing coal), flanked by British lions, each shouldering a sun (heat & light).

Tories wavered between laughter and pro test at this new expropriation. The heraldic description of this new Socialist symbol runs: "Per feese argent and sable three fusils conjoined in feese counter charged. The supporters — on either side a lion sable charged on the shoulder with a sun in splendour or." The...

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