Sunday, July 13, 2014

Fact of the Day: Siam

While Thailand has always been called Mueang Thai to its people, the country (to the English-speaking world) used to be known as Siam. 

16 comments:

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Oooh I finalky got what Siam stands for!

Alessandra said...

This I knew :-)

Bob Bushell said...

Oh, I didn't know that.

Pilar Domínguez said...

This fact reminds me a film today, " Anna and the king" by Jodie Foster , I think it is based on this island-country. Kisses:)

Stephanie Faris said...

I've heard that one before, but I needed this reminder!

Adam said...

Yes I believe they called him the King of Siam in the movie. But thailand isn't an island.

Pat Hatt said...

First I've heard that one at my sea

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Land of siamese cats!

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

I think I knew this!

DEZMOND said...

the whole kingdom of Siam was once there....

stephen Hayes said...

Yep, just like Anna and the King of Siam (The King and I)

Christine said...

I did not know this!

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Elisabeth said...

When was this? Thanks for stopping by my blog Adam!

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Cloudia said...

I want to go there!

ALOHA from Honolulu
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Theresa Mahoney said...

My sister used to date a guy that was from Thailand. He was a real jerk.