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Google marks Armistice DayWe at El Reg have been known to take the ocassional pop at search monolith Google - especially regarding its erratic policy of marking anniversaries and commemorations with a make-over of its logo.

Regular readers will, of course, remember the 2005 St George's Day outrage which had old boys spluttering with barely-concealed rage into their pints the length and breadth of England.

It seems only fair, then, to commend Google for making amends with Armistice Day, marked at 11am this morning by a two-minute silence. The Royal British Legion website has full details of events today and over the weekend to commemorate the end of the First World War at 11am on 11 November 1918. ®

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