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Yay Imperialism! - Elizabeth Unexplained
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greyautumnrain
greyautumnrain
Yay Imperialism!
Me: Hey, I was just tweaking (product) when I saw that South Africa was listed as being in Europe. Is that a bug?

Coworker: No, that's correct. South Africa is in Europe.

This is not actually as crazy as it sounds, as it turns out that this product cares a whole lot more about time zones than actual geography, but it was still an amusing moment.

Of course we have had a minor bug with the country listing, where we keep losing India. I blame Ghandi.

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enugent From: enugent Date: August 2nd, 2006 09:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
We once had a legal assistant who simply boggled at the notion that the address of the European Patent Office was in Germany. "Why isn't it in Europe?"
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