How many of you know your national anthem by memory?

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    09-13-2009, 08:32 PM
How many of you know your national anthem by memory?

Title says it all! I know the first two verses of "O Canada" and am currently memorizing the rest. I know it seems funny, being Canadian, but my friend and I have the first verse of "The Star-Spangled Banner" memorized too. So how many of you have your own national anthem memorized and if so, do you have any other countries anthems memorized?
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    09-13-2009, 08:48 PM
I'm from the U.S. And know "The Star Spangled Banner" by heart. I've new it since I was little! ;)
    09-13-2009, 09:07 PM
I think Americans know their anthem more than Canadians do theirs! At least that is what I've observed.
    09-13-2009, 09:24 PM
I don't think any Aussies know any more than the first verse :]
    09-13-2009, 09:31 PM
I'm Canadian, and I know mine word for word.
    09-13-2009, 09:38 PM
I'm American and I know mine by heart. We hear it pretty often. Horse shows, major sport games, etc. all play the national anthem at the beginning.
    09-13-2009, 09:42 PM
I know the Canadian one I even used to know the french part.
    09-13-2009, 09:58 PM
Being born in America I immediately learned and memorized "The Star Spangled Banner". In elementary school we sang it all the time.

About three years ago when I was up in Toronto, Canada to participate in the Santa Clause Parade. I was staying in a hotel and they had a pamphlet with the lyrics to "O Canada". I quickly memorized it and sang it over and over again on the way home.
    09-13-2009, 10:04 PM
Thats funny Painted Hooves!! It is interesting to learn other countries anthems! I don't know the French for "O Canada" though.
    09-13-2009, 10:14 PM
I have the words to mine memorized and I also can play it on my saxaphone from memory.

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