A cloud shaped like Britain


#1

Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2017/06/15/a-cloud-shaped-like-britain.html


#2

A blessing! A blessing form the Lord!


#3

Where’s Dumfries and Galloway?


#4

Wow. When they Brexit, they really Brexit.


#5

There’s a metaphor for the transience of nation-states, landmasses and all things right there.


#6

I see Queen Victoria seated on a chamber pot.

So, basically the same thing, more or less.


#7

Won’t the DUP complain about their non-inclusion?


#8

Well, they could try, but they’d be wrong.

‘Britain’ (or Great Britain’) is the main island, occupied by England, Wales and (mainland) Scotland; Ireland is a separate island.
The DUP’s from ‘the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’, but not ‘Britain’.


#9

Strong and stable, just as Mrs May promised.


#10

Cloudy Brexit?


#11

It’s not a bad approximation

And if you enjoy looking at things that approximate landmasses, the District of Columbia and the state of South Australia are doppelgängers, excluding the difference in scale:


#12

“That cloud, that cloud, looks like Ireland! Blow it a kiss now.”


#13

Now lets all watch it break up and disolve into nothingness.


#14

It’s a warning about global warming. Those are the future coastlines.

Nicely done on the shoop.


#15

Of course it’s a good idea.


#16

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