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Supergeil

Edeka has managed to insert an earworm into the German internet with their advertising reworking the The Tourist/Friedrich Liechtenstein track, Supergeil into an advertisement for the grocery store. [more inside]
posted by frimble on Feb 27, 2014 - 35 comments

Ulrich von Liechtenstein of Gelderland would not be pleased

Q: Which was the last country in Europe to establish diplomatic relations with the Czech Republic?
A: Liechtenstein. [more inside]
posted by djgh on Sep 20, 2009 - 19 comments

Play with a Curta

I first learned about them when they featured prominently in a Gibson book (Pattern Recognition). When I looked on eBay, I was stunned at the prices they fetch. Now I can at least play with a virtual Curta mechanical calculator.
posted by Dave Faris on May 22, 2008 - 35 comments

Don't Those Knives Come With Compasses?

The Swiss accidentally invaded Liechtenstein last night but no retaliation is expected. Oops! Guess it's time to make these standard military issue. The last time something like this happened, the Spanish ignored an accidental British invasion. Previously on MeFi: More about Liechtenstein than anyone ever cared to ask.
posted by zarq on Mar 2, 2007 - 53 comments

A mellow cow is better than a mad cow

Have you heard of Kobe beef? How about Liechtenstein's milk?
posted by magullo on Jul 27, 2005 - 33 comments

We'll leave the light on for you!

The principality of Liechtenstein has thought of an innovative way of rasing tourism revenue: Rent the whole country! Liechtenstein, established by the Holy Roman Empire in 1719 and sovereign since 1806, is among the smallest nations on the planet. It boasts a population around 33,000 living in a nation around 0.9 times the size of Washington DC. Check out the Liechtensteinian homepage. (in German)
posted by elwoodwiles on Feb 8, 2003 - 11 comments

Continuing Oissubke's trip around the world, I bring you Liechtenstein: Where Democracy and Monarchy Harmonize! (More inside...)
posted by oissubke on Oct 22, 2002 - 12 comments

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