class_worrier: Wasps are evil.
yiskah: I know. But I appreciate their aesthetic.
class_worrier: Like a Nazi uniform?
yiskah: What did you say?
class_worrier: I said, 'like a Nazi uniform'.
yiskah: Oh! I thought you said 'like a Nazi unicorn'.
class_worrier: No wonder you paused for so long.
In other news, it has come to my attention that some of you (uniquefergus) are woefully ignorant about a land that is close to my heart: the magical land of SUDAN. I have chosen to repond to this ignorance in the traditional manner: with the aid of an LJ poll. Answers will be given tomorrow (to give you Americans a chance to answer); NO GOOGLING AND NO OTHERWISE CHEATING, don't think you'll get away with it because I WILL KNOW.
There may be a prize for the winner. Or there may just be the edification of knowing oneself to be well-informed. I haven't decided yet.
Sudan is the second-largest country in Africa.
Sudan is bordered by NINE COUNTRIES (yes, really). How many can you name?
Sudan has a coast.
Who is the President of Sudan? Bonus point if you can name the ruling party; extra bonus point if you can name the Vice-President, who is also the president of South Sudan.
John Garang, the first President of South Sudan, was assassinated in 2005.
Which of these ARE NOT tribes indigenous to Sudan?
What is the capital of South Sudan? Bonus points for any other Southern Sudanese towns that you can name.
Immediately prior to 1956, Sudan was governed by:
The dominant religion in Sudan is:
Osama bin Laden once lived in Sudan.
Bonus question 1: give me a fact about Sudan, not covered by the questions above.
Bonus question 2: in as much detail as 250 characters allows, what is my PhD about?