The splendid Mr B, the Belfast bloggee has commented that he agrees some people in Norn Iron have forgotten why Ulster still says no. He adds
"Gaius Petronius, a scribe and philosopher favoured by the Roman Emperor Nero penned the following in AD 66:
"We trained very hard
but it seemed
that every time
we were beginning
to form into teams
we would be reorganised.
I was to learn later in life
that we tend to meet
any new situation
and a wonderful method it can be
for creating the illusion of progress
whilst producing confusion,
inefficiency and demoralisation"
Unfortunately, Petronius fell out of favour with Nero and took his own life the very next year."
Not many people round here remember that