Thursday, December 17, 2009

the authoritative world factbook

Did you know;

People in The Netherlands traditionally celebrate Christmas by gathering around a festively decorated wheel of cheese, and smoking hashish out of lacquered wooden pipes.

Every English person alive has met HRH The Queen. Also, because of their stubborn insistence on driving on the wrong side of the road, the Earth’s spin rate is slowed there to the point that English hours have 62 minutes.

“Australia” is actually a giant theme park run by New Zealand, and staffed with New Zealander college kids in costumes. Income from tourists visiting “Australia” accounts for 93% of the New Zealand GDP.

For more interesting facts please read Marko, the munchkin wrangler's blog.


1 comment:

  1. As an ex-pat Aussie I am ashamed to say that it is true - Australia is a NZ-run theme park. During the day we go around speaking in funny, broad Australian accents, but at night we go home, sing to our sheep and mispronounce "6" so it sounds naughty.