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Final straw..........I need help to deamericanize my google. Never mind Huawei we have already been surreptitiously invaded by the USA and passively accepted it!

Just put "Air Force Motto" into a google search and out comes
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I need "Per Ardua ad Astra" to come top of the list!!!! What do I need to do?

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Errrrm, shouldn't that be deamericanisation? :rofl2:

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Thanks Steve, I was thinking more about a "settings" type of approach that would cut down the default "America first" search results offerings which proliferate.

Yes put Royal in front of airforce and that works too, but not the general "solution" I am looking for.

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Paul-R wrote:
03 May 2019, 09:47
Errrrm, shouldn't that be deamericanisation? :rofl2:


Doesnt score as many in the George W Bush version of scrabble :-D

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You need to put 'Royal' in the search not just 'Air Force'...………..I think. :) Almost every country in the world has an air force.

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Simples:

For a quick way, just hit 'Tools' on the right of the menu, then select UK.
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Thanks Marc,

cubitum ultra potentiam tuam! (more power to your elbow!)

Now if the FCF was to have a motto/tag line etc....what could it be?

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NewcastleFalcon wrote:
03 May 2019, 12:47
Thanks Marc,

cubitum ultra potentiam tuam! (more power to your elbow!)

Now if the FCF was to have a motto/tag line etc....what could it be?

Regards Neil


Hell no, not stuck again!

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Nil Desperandum!

Or when I'm having a bad day:

Concretis Turdis

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A motto for Facebook : Data tibi notitia noster. "Your data is our data" :-D

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Resistere futilis

Resistance is futile - surely the real motto of Facebook.

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Paul-R wrote:
05 May 2019, 09:20
Resistere futilis

Resistance is futile - surely the real motto of Facebook.

They are the Borg :)

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I have no trouble with faecesbook - but I have no use for, or dealings with, it!

As for Ginger Baker's outfit, putting "Royal" in front will probably take you to the RAAF, as many searches list Ozzy sites after American & before any/everyone else. C'est la vie!

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Errrrm, shouldn't that be deamericanisation? :rofl2:

Probably not. The ize suffix is likely correct in most cases, comes from the Greek and is much older. Shakespeare "ized" words. I get cross with my UK English spell checker telling me its is wrong. Fowler's Modern English Usage will tell you all. The ise suffix applies to a few words mainly of French origin, but for the last few decades we have been sloppy and used it universally. For once, and it pains me to say it, the American English version is the one to use.

Having said that, only real nerds would care and I bet it would lose you marks in GCSE exams.