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One if by land, two if by sea and three if by air

Around 11 a.m., an RAF jet squad will zoom down along Boston Harbor from the north, to promote STEM learning, not to try to avenge Bunker Hill.

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For anybody else waiting by their office window, it looks like they'e been delayed until about 11:20.

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*flexes wings* Challenge accepted blighty!

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... just flew over 3 East Boston parakeets and caused them to shiver with fear.

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an RAF jet squad will zoom down along Boston Harbor from the north, to promote STEM learning

I'm all for creative ways to promote science and math education for our city's young minds, but I'm not sure how any of this makes sense. Is the RAF flying over to promote STEM education in the UK? Or are they flying over to promote STEM education in the US? In which case shouldn't it be the US Air Force promoting US STEM education? Also, I'm wondering how the flyover results in STEM education: is there some kid in JP or Eastie that looks up at the sky and says, "Now I want to be a mathematician!" ?

Again, great if this all works to boost STEM learning (and it was a great display, too). I'm just wondering about how this actually computes :)

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The British won the Battle of Bunker Hill.

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But I believe the word you're looking for is "Pyrrhic." Even aside from the longterm results of the then rebellion, the British losses in Charlestown were the first wake-up call that Boston would not be that easy to hold. And so they left, less than a year later, giving us the St. Patrick's Day Parade, um, Evacuation Day.

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True, but can you avenge a Pyrrhic victory?

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I'll see myself out.

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