Verb of the Week - Commemorate

By Donna Ambler on 29 April 2014

With an increasing level of interest in Anzac Day as we approach 100 years since 25 April 1915, it was interesting to note that a number of people took time out last Friday to remind others that we ought to commemorate, not celebrate, Anzac Day.

I have to admit I was a bit taken aback last Friday when I had somebody greet me at the local Anzac Day march with "Happy Anzac Day". I've never thought of the day as a time to be particularly happy, however I do fee a warm sense of pride as I watch the returned servicemen and women, bands and other marchers (including my own children with their schools) as they proceed along the main street.

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