Ok, no way? Something on TV ended "Pilgrim film and television, est 1620"
Unless they mean they were established at twenty past four this afternoon, I do not believe it.
Even the Uk did not have "companies" that old.
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I think it's a bit tongue in cheek. Wasn't that when the first pilgrims landed in America on the Mayflower? http://pilgrimfilms.tvReplyDelete
It's a tongue-in-cheek reference to the voyage of the Mayflower, I think.ReplyDelete
The truly pedantic answer would be "Of course not. The UK is 1707, AoU and all that.". On the other hand the mint pre-dates 1620 by quite a bit, but has only recently become a "company" independent of government/monarchy.ReplyDelete
OK, I do not know my US history enough to realise it is a joke. HmmmReplyDelete
Too used to picking holes in adverts and the like that I see on TVReplyDelete
The East India Company was founded in 1600. :-)ReplyDelete
My College was founded in 1350 q-:ReplyDelete
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Whitechapel Bell Foundry is another of similar age - about 1570-75 as an establishment date.