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No Flag for You


The Danish flag is the oldest one in the world still in use, and pretty much nothing is known about how it came to be. According to the myth the Danes were fighting the Estonians in Estonia and were about to lose, so the Danes called upon God and asked him for help. Then a flag fell from the sky and a heavenly voice said that the Danes would win under this flag.

Thanks to that story is has become a popular joke in Denmark that God was trying to give the flag to the Estonians (it fell into their country after all) and the Danes just snatched it. :XD:

But it would seem that something did indeed happen in that war, because the Latvians have a very similar flag from the same period, so flag-interested people suspect that there might be some kind of link.

Non the less, Estonia was once again left out. :(


13th February 2012

Tagged in Denmark Latvia Estonia


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7 months ago #9546607        
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We still use the "Danish" flag as the flag of our capital. You're not gonna steal it away from us that easily, Denmark.

Dat_Dane

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10 months ago #9504971        
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Make denmark in this one a avatar plz

everyone

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1 year ago #9455224        
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Long story short: God meant Estonia to be Nordic, then Danmark appeared and stole their dreams. Now Estonia is atheistic and can't into Nordic relevance.

bordelo

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1 year ago #9445466        
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Reaaon why 84%are athestic on Estonia

2 years ago #9383821        
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Estonia should rearrange the blue black white stripes into a nordic cross and try again.

2 years ago #9333381        
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"I'm running out of white" is the best bit of this whole comic. :D

8 hours ago #9639736        
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That's a really funny history of the flags history. It reminded me the history of the catalan flag, wich was made of gold and blod.

15 days ago #9633673        
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estonian is uralic, like hungary and finland

20 days ago #9631565        
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The Estonia Flag was officially adopted on May 8,1990. On this day, 27 years ago. It first was made on June 4, 1884. Blue, Black and White. The color blue represents loyalty, black is a symbol of past oppression and the fertile soil, and the white represents virtue,winter snow. Estonia is struggling for freedom and independence. Lots of history to this.

27 days ago #9628462        
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Then, it turns to white cloth and red crosses, England jumps in :XD:

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