Chat in English (英語で雑談) Part 141
- 595 ：イギリス人：2010/05/28(金) 20:31:35
Johnson's ancestry is pretty well known now, thanks to a BBC show which takes
well-known personalities and helps them trace their family tree. His great
grandfather was an Interior Minister in the Ottoman Empire, before being assassinated
during the Turkish War of Independence. He is also directly descended from King George
II, though he was German and only became king because his (also German) father reigned
here before him, being the closest Protestant relative to Queen Anne, once she died.
As you say, though, he's very stereotypical as a member of the English upper-class, but
is never condescending or patronising, and is able to laugh at himself when he does
something stupid. Which is quite often.
In my youth, before choosing the path I took, it was my ambition to eventually work for
the company that made Dragon Age - A company called BioWare, founded by two medical doctors
in Canada. They're generally pretty polished, with good stories. The games, I mean, not
To be honest, I don't really know that much about what happened, or about football in
general. It's not really my thing, but we hear so much about it on television and the radio.
Rooney's pretty much the driving force in England's hopes of a win this year, you've
got that right.
Here are some of Nike's predictions...
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