## Sunday, 2 March 2014

### Fun with flags

The Scotland independence referendum is approaching (relatively fast), and so are all sorts of related, very important issues, like what would the new UK flag be, if Scotland decide to leave?

The Guardian has taken a poll and apparently these two are the preferred options:

I like the comment that option no. 2 looks like the UK had annexed Italy, except that we would never tolerate such a hideous flag $-$ I would like to be insulted at the suggestion that Italians are so vain and only care about looks. But the flag really is ugly, I think...