Today's Random Useless Fact part 6 (in Off-topic)

SimplyNic April 3 2008 4:56 AM EDT

In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

Perhaps the slightest bit ironic, no?

SundariZelia [The Knighthood] April 3 2008 7:16 AM EDT

now that's something I didn't know, but I don't live in England so thats probably why.

QBJohnnywas April 3 2008 7:58 AM EDT

Not true at all I'm afraid. The Speaker of the House (of Commons) doesn't take part in debates but instead presides over them. If you can find any clips of debates in the House Of Commons the Speaker is the voice you hear loudly saying ''Order! Order!".

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] April 3 2008 9:02 AM EDT

Mines a pint please! :D
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