I bet you didn’t know this. Marge Simpson was actually modeled after the coastlines of Europe. True story. [via Strange Maps]
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Hilarious, and interesting. I did a “study” of Germany’s outline in December 2008. One of the examples showed the top of Bart Simpson’s head where East Germany used to be.
I guess the Simpson’s must be of northern European origin.
i think we’re starting to see matt groening’s inspiration unfold here.
everyone knows the Pyrenees are rich in small, red orbs.
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Great post. I always wondered about the connection between Marge and France!
one of world’s great mysteries: solved.
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