[Bell Historians] Olympic Bell, recycling

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Sat Jul 28 11:24:35 BST 2012

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Roderic Bickerton" <rodbic at ...> wrote:
> There has not been much discussion as to what should be done with it after the Olympics.
> My suggestion is Replace Big Ben.
Replace Big Ben? What?? Are you serious?

Suggesting that must at the very least be tantamount to treason. :)

The ravens would surely leave the tower!

Seriously though, could any other bell ever sound like Big Ben?
Love it or hate it, you have to admit it has a unique tonal qualities and for many people is *the* quintessential sound of Britain.

Replace Big Ben ... never!



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