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Death of Queen Elizabeth II: What happens next?

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" Operation Unicorn " after the countries national animal

Great Scott !

Do they really believe the Unicorn is national animal ?

It's a mythological beast !

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President Biden said he will attend the State Funeral of the queen. Will Obama, Clinton, Bush, and Trump also attend? Trump won't be happy with a refusal.

The only president the queen did not meet during her reign was Johnson.

I believe in Unicorns, and dragons too.

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Codenamed

What's the use of all the codenames ?

It's not like It's a secret covert operation because they have publicly announced the itinerary.

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As someone who lived in Scotland for nearly a decade I can shed some light on the above comment.

 In Celtic mythology the unicorn was a symbol of purity and innocence, as well as masculinity and power.

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Operation London Bridge on the death of the queen.

Operation Unicorn and the others all contain precise details and well-rehearsed scenarios known only to those involved. The general public does not get all the details.

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I believe in unicorns and dragons too

Dragons are real however unicorns aren't.

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In celtic mythology

Exactly yes -mythology thats my point.

With all due respect it's not a national animal tho is it.

Yes i lived in the UK for almost 2 decades and know the fairytales and mythology well.

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The Unicorn is the national animal of Scotland. The unicorn was first introduced to the royal coat of arms of Scotland around the mid-1500s.

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It’s a mythological beast

Yes, it is.

Also, the national anthem references a mythological person. All a bit silly.

Maybe the UK doesn’t have too many impressive real animals to choose from. Badgers, hedgehogs and squirrels are great but not really suitable. Golden eagles would be good candidates but the eagle symbol is a bit cliched and unimaginative.

I like robins.

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It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another one.

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 In Celtic mythology the unicorn was a symbol of purity and innocence, as well as masculinity and power.

Thought to be the strongest of all animals and thus the symbol of Scottish kings. It could only be overpowered by a female virgin, so there was little danger to kings in Scotland.

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