Favorite opening lines

by on November 30, 2006 at 9:46 pm in Political Science, Sports | Permalink

The Army will not seize power in Fiji this afternoon because of a rugby match with the police.

Here is the story, and thanks to Eric Crampton for the pointer.

1 Eric Crampton December 1, 2006 at 4:36 am

The police wound up winning by two points. What that means for national stability, I don’t know.

2 Sandy P December 1, 2006 at 1:37 pm

Was it here that I read Fiji’s king asked to become a protectorate during The Civil War, but Lincoln’s people thought it was a joke and threw the letter in the trash????

Then the Brits got to them and here we are.

At least there are priorities.

3 鑽石 April 3, 2008 at 2:12 am
4 bytamer June 12, 2009 at 8:06 pm

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