Author Topic: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners  (Read 17996 times)

Steph

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Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #200 on: October 04, 2019, 04:07:51 pm »
Mae angen arnaf i byw, a fe fydda'i

Kim

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Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #201 on: October 04, 2019, 05:52:24 pm »
When I was a PSO, I had a housemate with a T-shirt featuring the old, rainbow-striped, Mega-Global Fruit Corp logo, and the caption "F*ck different.".  So they clearly have form for this sort of thing.   ;D
Careful, Kim. Your sarcasm's showing...

Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #202 on: October 10, 2019, 09:59:17 pm »
While on the subject of places apparently not existing - or at least, going missing from maps...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/aug/24/russia-today-puts-japan-on-the-map-where-new-zealand-should-be

Then there's this one, used by $US_GOVERNMENT_DEPARTMENT:


Ye Mappe by Mr Larrington, on Flickr

No, it wasn't an historical article.
Dorpat, Kovno & Vilna - ahhh, I remember them! But they'd changed the names by the time I got there, & taken away the border between Kovno & Vilna.

Perhaps this was the result of some almost but not quite completely brain dead junior drone being aware that Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania had become independent with the fall of the USSR - & only being aware of that.
"A woman on a bicycle has all the world before her where to choose; she can go where she will, no man hindering." The Type-Writer Girl, 1897

Edd


Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #204 on: October 11, 2019, 04:59:41 pm »
sideways bounding monkey lounging under fruit tree


Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #206 on: October 12, 2019, 12:11:32 pm »
when the headline starts with "Florida man … "

My work here is done.  ;D


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"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And when you look long into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Steph

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Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #208 on: Today at 08:00:58 pm »
Good case of geographical nominative determinism there.
sideways bounding monkey lounging under fruit tree

Re: Little Eye On The Crazy World Of Foreigners
« Reply #209 on: Today at 10:35:44 pm »
First thing the chap does is hit the beers.  Getting his priorities right  ;)
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