Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist (piggymouse) wrote,
Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist
piggymouse

Steer to starboard, but keep her head larboard!

Получил US visa appointment confirmation. В конце письма была помещена гуглокарта американского консульства.

Как тут не вспомнить классика?

He had bought a large map representing the sea,
Without the least vestige of land:
And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be
A map they could all understand.

“What's the good of Mercator's North Poles and Equators,
Tropics, Zones, and Meridian Lines?”
So the Bellman would cry: and the crew would reply
“They are merely conventional signs!

Other maps are such shapes, with their islands and capes!
But we've got our brave Captain to thank:”
(So the crew would protest) “that he's bought us the best —
A perfect and absolute blank!”

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