Europe puts Greece on eBay

Just a quick funny note on Greece’s image abroad. In a recent episode of American animated sitcom The Simpsons, created by Matt Groening, Homer was invited to a TV news program. A friend noticed that on the news crawl at the bottom of the screen there’s this:

Europe puts Greece on eBay

I wonder when is the deadline for this eBay auction, what kind of offers would be made and who would even want to make any offers at all.

You can watch the full episode here. The screenshot is approximately from 7:20.

2 responses to “Europe puts Greece on eBay

  1. The reserve price would be an amount your countries wouldn’t fathom. You’re welcome, by the way, because it is the Greeks who granted you the ability to climb down from trees and learn to speak rather than grunt, reason rather than act on impulse and walk upright as opposed to crawling like the animal that you have yet to evolve from.


  2. it’s just a bit of humour, man. take it easy…


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