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(Some Guy)   Latvia has no islands. Estonia has thousands. Solution: Estonia sells an island to Latvia, with the selling point being that there's so much wine stored there that one wouldn't have to go back to the mainland for a year   (estonianworld.com) divider line
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2020-06-03 12:56:34 PM  
For those of you geographically challenged:


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A rendition of the nation of Latvia (in green) and its capital Doomstadt.
 
2020-06-03 1:08:44 PM  
An islet, subby. Not an island. An islet.
 
2020-06-03 1:52:13 PM  
Wait, Doomstadt is a real place, not the royal palace of Latveria?
 
2020-06-03 2:00:48 PM  
The catch is that it's old boxes of Costco wine that has turned into vinegar.
 
2020-06-03 2:01:26 PM  

Pocket Ninja: An islet, subby. Not an island. An islet.


If it's the one in the picture it's minuscule and at least a third is low/marshes.
 
2020-06-03 2:02:03 PM  

OkieDookie: The catch is that it's old boxes of Costco wine that has turned into vinegar.


So it went UP in value?
 
2020-06-03 2:21:47 PM  
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Plus the wine-drinkers there imbibe so much that they don't notice the tide...
 
2020-06-03 2:38:55 PM  

nanim: [estonianworld.com image 600x456]
Plus the wine-drinkers there imbibe so much that they don't notice the tide...


I think Drew's the one in the pink frock on this side.
 
2020-06-03 2:40:45 PM  
Parenthetically, I spent a day in Tallinn, Estonia in August of 2018.  Really nice place.  Can't say how it gets in the dead of winter, but it was nice in the summer.
 
2020-06-03 3:09:27 PM  
Estonian women.

/Zip
 
2020-06-03 3:42:45 PM  
use of tag approved, subby.  :>
 
2020-06-03 3:43:04 PM  
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2020-06-03 6:00:37 PM  
That's one lifetime supply of hard spirits away from being a Fark Party...
 
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