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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    05 May '09 19:43
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
  2. 05 May '09 20:41
    Because God works in mysterious ways!

    That was always my RS teacher's answer to every question anyway
  3. Standard member smw6869
    Granny
    05 May '09 23:20
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    Ask your Viking friends. They know.

    GRANNY.
  4. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    It's about respect
    06 May '09 20:25
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1965/shouldnt-greenland-be-known-as-iceland-and-vice-versa
  5. Standard member Palynka
    Upward Spiral
    06 May '09 20:55
    Iceland is called Iceland because of this:
    http://johnfenzel.typepad.com/john_fenzels_blog/images/2007/03/25/iceland_from_space_nasa.jpg
  6. 02 Jul '09 15:22
    Originally posted by uzless
    Why is Iceland green and Greenland full of ice?
    for the same reason that you drive on parkways and park in driveways
  7. 07 Jul '09 23:14
    It began as an attempt to get other Northmen to settle Greenland,
    harsh as it was. The Vikings purposley mislabeled it. Iceland was also mislabeled in an ongoing attempt to curb invasion and colonization.