Dick and Jane's Travels

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

The Not-So-Great Flag exam

Things you’ve probably never wondered about:

What’s with the Chilean flag?

Jane and I were quite pleased to see the Chileans taking all those efforts to put up the Texan flag just for our visit. Why this would qualify Chile as being even more hospitable than Texas. Eventually it dawned on us that the Chilean and Texas flags were similar. Take a look below and tell us which is which:

The Great Texas/Chile Flag Exam

Which one is the Texan flag (since 1839) and which was designed by the Chileans (even earlier in 1818)? Get it right, and we'll buy you a Lone Star next time you're down here.

Is your interest flagging? If not, an even more bizarre discussion (and the answer to this quiz) can be found at the appropriately named web site of
http://www.psycho-ward.org/ag/texchile.shtml which you can access by clicking here.



  • At 6:22 AM, Blogger Morsteadle said…

    Hey Horace,, pretty funky blog. Gets me right inside the head of my almost-13-year-old skateboarding son. Thanks!


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