Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Fact of the Day: Thai Liberty

In Thailand, it isn't uncommon for people to refer to their country as "the land of the free". Unlike every other country in Southeast Asia, Thailand was never colonized by a European nation. 

24 comments:

Unknown said...

true!
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Mary Kirkland said...

Very interesting information.

Imogen said...

Interesting fact.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Interesting trivia tidbit indeed!

Margaret D said...

I didn't know any of that..

Dana said...

Interesting!

Z@KickingKilos said...

wow, very informative. Had no clue! Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I never knew that!!

Pat Hatt said...

To be free is the way to be

Unknown said...

Interesting!
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DEZMOND said...

not to be colonised by a Western power is the greatest luck of all, even today!

Stephanie Faris said...

Is that their flag?

Cassandra Too said...

Really?!!! I never knew about it and I didn't know they will refer themselves as the land of the free. The common saying I hear is the land of smiles.

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stephen Hayes said...

Thai leaders where quite skillful at resisting European powers that wanted to colonize Siam.

bj said...

Seems I remember this.....

Adam said...

it is the modern day flag of Thailand

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

They must be very proud of it!
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Maude Lynn said...

I didn't know that!

Pilar Domínguez said...

That´s so good! Kisses:)

Christine said...

Didn't know that.

Caro * said...

Interesting fact.

Theresa Mahoney said...

My sister dated a guy from Thailand. He was a real ass.

Villyne said...

They had to be pretty good to avoid being consumed by the imperial rage going on at the time

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

That is really interesting!