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According to Birger Schlaug, former leader of the Swedish Green party, the Nordic council is the most alcohol inundated international organisation in existance.

Come to think of it, that's not very surprising.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.

by Starvid on Wed Nov 7th, 2007 at 12:18:51 PM EST
Urho Kekkonen achieved quite a lot by the judicious sharing of alcohol - The Russians liked someone who held his booze.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Nov 7th, 2007 at 12:44:03 PM EST
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Clearly this is the key to the fairly impressive crop of internationally successful Nordic diplomats: they're too sloshed to be fighting; they've skipped straight ahead to the "I love you, man!" phase.

"The basis of optimism is sheer terror" - Oscar Wilde
by NordicStorm (m<-at->sturmbaum.net) on Wed Nov 7th, 2007 at 12:48:01 PM EST
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My second laugh of the day. Thank you...

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Wed Nov 7th, 2007 at 01:20:23 PM EST
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