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==Who They?==
 
==Who They?==
  
Inhabitants of [[Argentina]] with a weird tendency to stare. Likely to be a bit thick as many of them think they own the Falkland Islands (what they refer to as ''Las Malvinas''). Claim that they sank the whole [[Royal Navy]], shot down the whole [[RAF]] and slaughtered the entire [[Para]]/[[Gurkha]]/[[Royal Marines|Marine]] ground force during the [[1982]] dust up over the [[Falklands]]... or so they say.
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Inhabitants of [[Argentina]] with a weird tendency to stare. Likely to be a bit thick as many of them think they own the Falkland Islands (what they refer to as ''Las Malvinas''), which is, of course, ridiculously irrational since the islands are lying just offshore and not thousands of miles, an entire hemisphere and about 60 cultural years away. Claim that they sank the whole [[Royal Navy]], shot down the whole [[RAF]] and slaughtered the entire [[Para]]/[[Gurkha]]/[[Royal Marines|Marine]] ground force during the [[1982]] dust up over the [[Falklands]]... or so they say.
  
 
They bitterly complain that the [[UK]] cheated during said 1982 dust up over the Falklands by sending professionals when they only sent conscripts (cannon fodder) - the real troops being needed at home to prop up the military junta "runnng" the country.  
 
They bitterly complain that the [[UK]] cheated during said 1982 dust up over the Falklands by sending professionals when they only sent conscripts (cannon fodder) - the real troops being needed at home to prop up the military junta "runnng" the country.  

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She'll give your boys a hell of a beating!

Who They?

Inhabitants of Argentina with a weird tendency to stare. Likely to be a bit thick as many of them think they own the Falkland Islands (what they refer to as Las Malvinas), which is, of course, ridiculously irrational since the islands are lying just offshore and not thousands of miles, an entire hemisphere and about 60 cultural years away. Claim that they sank the whole Royal Navy, shot down the whole RAF and slaughtered the entire Para/Gurkha/Marine ground force during the 1982 dust up over the Falklands... or so they say.

They bitterly complain that the UK cheated during said 1982 dust up over the Falklands by sending professionals when they only sent conscripts (cannon fodder) - the real troops being needed at home to prop up the military junta "runnng" the country.

Argies are hot-headed and easily lead - especially by firebrand politicos who consistently resurrect the Malvinas as an issue, usually to cover up their inept and corrupt government. As a result we hear rumblings of Falklands II every 18 months or so. Most recently its all about the oil that might be under the islands with the Argies intent on a little piracy on the high seas to hammer home their demands. Pity Gordon got rid of the RN.

The birds are well fit though, but creepy!.

Famous Argentinians

  • Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
  • Leopoldo Galtieri
  • Mario Menendez
  • Gabriela Sabatini
  • Eva Peron
  • Maradonna
  • Madonna
  • Che Guevara
  • Jimmy Nail
  • Oswaldo Ardiles
  • Ricardo Villa
  • Pancho Villa
  • Aston Villa

Nazis ... allegedly

Argentina was a bolt hole (allegedly) of some high and not so high ranking Nazis after things went a bit pear shaped in 1945. As a result there may well be some Argentinians who have an odd tendency to click their heels together when saluting and sport small moustaches limited to just under noses (although where else would you have a moustache?)... assuming cloning does work!.