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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

Monday, February 22, 2010

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Maldives Orders a “Shit-Ton” of Sandbags

An international purchase agreement revealed yesterday that the low-lying island nation of the Maldives has ordered an extremely large number of sandbags from multiple companies in the United States and Europe. A representative of the Maldives government responded to an e-mail question of what the bags are for as follows: "We are expecting a bit of flooding."

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Netherlands Posts Craigslist Ad for New Dike Finger Boy

Friday, November 13, 2009

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Netherlands Posts Craigslist Ad for New Dike Finger Boy

The government of the low-lying Netherlands posted an ad on Craigslist yesterday calling for applications for the job of putting a finger in the dike and keeping the country from flooding.

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