Last semester, during a particularly sleep deprived night, I referred to myself as “quite punky” in front of my friends and girlfriend. She, the girlfriend that is, recently bought me a mug that says quite punky on it.
- It took a crusade, called for in 1193 by Pope Celestine III, to convert the region to Christianity
- Estonia was the first country in the world to use online voting, beginning in 2005
- they were also first to institute a flat tax, in 1994
- it won its independence not once but twice from the Soviet Union (and has two independence days to prove it)
- Estonia is named after the “Ests” who lived in the region in the first century CE