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Interesting fact #17
« on: February 10, 2019, 01:42:55 PM »
"It's black o'er Bills' mothers"

Some believe "Bill" refers to William Shakespeare, whose mother Mary Arden lived in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

However, the smart money is on Kaiser Wilhelm II , the last German emperor and king of Prussia, abdicating at the end of World War One.

Germany's foreign policy at that time echoed Wilhelm's changeable and blustering character, according to the Open University.

Black Country poet Brendan Hawthorne said: "If there was stormy weather coming from the East they would say it's black over Bill's mother's."
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