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Jed Dilligan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-21-06 04:05 PM
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65. My favorite Belgian: Herge.
Not a political role model, but the greatest comic book artist of all time, hands down, no contest.





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  -Belgium 'an accident of history with football and beer' Thankfully_in_Britain  Aug-19-06 02:47 AM   #0 
  - Everyone seems to be getting along rather nicely...  Sherman A1   Aug-19-06 02:54 AM   #1 
  - Belgium is famous  edwardlindy   Aug-19-06 04:20 AM   #2 
  - Name five famous Belgians  trogdor   Aug-19-06 03:27 PM   #14 
  - Jacques Brel,Rene Magritte,Gerardus Mercator,Ilya Prigogine,Adolphe Sax,  struggle4progress   Aug-19-06 03:39 PM   #16 
  - The original joke  edwardlindy   Aug-19-06 05:25 PM   #19 
  - The French love to tell Belgian jokes  kskiska   Aug-22-06 07:53 PM   #87 
  - Jacky Ickx!!!!  Blue_Tires   Aug-19-06 08:33 PM   #25 
  - And his yummy daughter Vanina....  truebrit71   Aug-21-06 03:54 PM   #62 
  - forgot about Kim Clijsters  Blue_Tires   Aug-19-06 08:34 PM   #26 
  - Are you kidding  jamesinca   Aug-20-06 10:14 AM   #30 
  - Eddy Merk  jamesinca   Aug-20-06 10:17 AM   #31 
  - Belgium has Spa-Francorchamps  dnbn   Aug-20-06 11:45 AM   #43 
  - welcome to the site!  Blue_Tires   Aug-20-06 11:54 AM   #44 
  - It used to be even better....ever seen the movie Grand Prix?  truebrit71   Aug-21-06 03:55 PM   #63 
  - I'll do you one better.  JohnLocke   Aug-20-06 04:48 PM   #50 
  - Where is the love for Jean Claude Van Damme?  KamaAina   Aug-21-06 05:32 PM   #67 
  - Wily Coppens  sofa king   Aug-22-06 12:17 AM   #74 
  - Simenon  Great White Shark   Aug-22-06 08:00 PM   #88 
  - boring? BORING???  Coes   Aug-20-06 10:47 AM   #37 
  - Boring?  Aridane   Aug-21-06 07:49 AM   #59 
     - Welcome to DU!  Oreo   Aug-21-06 01:27 PM   #61 
  - Most countries in Europe have groups of people..  Endangered Specie   Aug-19-06 05:01 AM   #3 
  - and beer!  xchrom   Aug-19-06 05:29 AM   #4 
  - Someone called ?  Stella_Artois   Aug-19-06 05:49 AM   #5 
  - Hey, I'm drinking you right now...  Viking12   Aug-19-06 06:56 PM   #22 
  - Not that crap!  Thankfully_in_Britain   Aug-20-06 06:56 AM   #28 
     - To tell you the truth  dogfacedboy   Aug-20-06 09:55 AM   #29 
        - Oh yes they do!  Thankfully_in_Britain   Aug-21-06 12:10 PM   #60 
           - My point was that beer shouldn't be made with fruit flavors.  dogfacedboy   Aug-22-06 08:25 AM   #81 
  - So now Belgium does not have the right to exist? What is this new vogue  no_hypocrisy   Aug-19-06 05:56 AM   #6 
  - Doesn't Flanders have the right to defend itself?  treestar   Aug-20-06 10:36 AM   #34 
  - ANTI-FLEMITE!!!  yibbehobba   Aug-22-06 07:00 AM   #80 
  - a break-up  Coes   Aug-20-06 10:53 AM   #38 
  - "Oh, Belgium, man, BELGIUM!"  mcscajun   Aug-19-06 09:00 AM   #7 
  - Hey now...don't let them hit on Belgium!!!  madame defarge   Aug-19-06 09:21 AM   #8 
  - Eddie Merckx was addicted to Godiva chocolate. We all knew  alfredo   Aug-19-06 09:59 AM   #10 
  - we visited and fell in love with Belgium  kineneb   Aug-19-06 03:36 PM   #15 
  - A long-term trend within the EU  DavidD   Aug-19-06 09:47 AM   #9 
  - "the new regionalism"  anotherdrew   Aug-19-06 03:53 PM   #17 
     - Cool  DavidD   Aug-19-06 10:31 PM   #27 
     - I think we need that here  nemo137   Aug-22-06 03:11 AM   #76 
  - I remember the language riots in the early 60's  Turbineguy   Aug-19-06 10:20 AM   #11 
  - Well, he's kind of right. But wrong to be insulting to the French.  Coventina   Aug-19-06 10:23 AM   #12 
  - Question for you  badgervan   Aug-19-06 06:50 PM   #21 
  - I don't claim to be an expert on names but  Coventina   Aug-20-06 10:29 AM   #32 
     - Thanks  badgervan   Aug-20-06 04:30 PM   #49 
  - Belgium was once part of The Netherlands...  Texifornia   Aug-19-06 07:15 PM   #23 
     - The separation came during Spanish rule in the 16th century.  Coventina   Aug-20-06 10:33 AM   #33 
  - Reminds me of a Monty Python sketch  muddleofpudd   Aug-19-06 03:07 PM   #13 
  - Phlegms!!  mycritters2   Aug-19-06 06:21 PM   #20 
  - I loved that one too  treestar   Aug-20-06 10:38 AM   #35 
  - Did you ever see  edwardlindy   Aug-20-06 06:05 PM   #55 
  - Flanders! Wohoo!  JVS   Aug-19-06 03:58 PM   #18 
  - Fallout from the abandonment of NATO  SquireJons   Aug-19-06 07:48 PM   #24 
  - I disagree  Coes   Aug-20-06 11:02 AM   #40 
  - I think it's a factor  SquireJons   Aug-20-06 07:06 PM   #56 
  - They didn't start any wars  knight_of_the_star   Aug-21-06 06:02 PM   #68 
     - Yeah but what about the Congo?  Ouabache   Aug-21-06 11:58 PM   #71 
        - My bad  knight_of_the_star   Aug-22-06 11:34 AM   #83 
  - I thought it was a wonderful and beautiful country!  tabasco   Aug-20-06 10:44 AM   #36 
  - "No intrinsic value?"  Kajsa   Aug-20-06 11:02 AM   #39 
  - okay  Coes   Aug-20-06 11:06 AM   #41 
     - OK, I'm really asking- Why is a breakup necessary?  Kajsa   Aug-20-06 11:26 AM   #42 
        - it's hard to already use the word 'necessary'  Coes   Aug-20-06 11:54 AM   #45 
           - welcome to the site!  Blue_Tires   Aug-20-06 12:16 PM   #47 
           - I forgot to welcome you to DU.  Kajsa   Aug-20-06 02:15 PM   #48 
  - one last kick for Germinal Beerschot  Blue_Tires   Aug-20-06 11:58 AM   #46 
  - I especially love Belgium!  DemExpat   Aug-20-06 05:11 PM   #51 
  - My daughter's boyfriend is from Antwerp  Danmel   Aug-20-06 05:18 PM   #52 
  - My daughter lived there this year for 5 months for her studies  DemExpat   Aug-20-06 05:32 PM   #53 
  - Audrey Hepburn isn't a famous Belgian? HELLO????  rocknation   Aug-20-06 05:51 PM   #54 
  - For Audrey alone, Belgium qualifies as a great country!  Matilda   Aug-20-06 09:05 PM   #57 
  - Just born in Brussels, but grew up in UK and Holland, her mother was a  demo dutch   Aug-22-06 12:23 PM   #84 
  - Only by place of birth  muriel_volestrangler   Aug-22-06 05:31 AM   #79 
  - what a coincidence  pitohui   Aug-20-06 10:35 PM   #58 
  - Different kind of football, besides, our beer sucks.  KamaAina   Aug-21-06 06:47 PM   #70 
  - The best things in history have happened by accident.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-21-06 04:01 PM   #64 
  - My favorite Belgian: Herge.  Jed Dilligan   Aug-21-06 04:05 PM   #65 
  - Absolutely no doubt.....although Goscinny and Uderzo were pretty good...  truebrit71   Aug-21-06 04:12 PM   #66 
  - Greatest? Them's fightin' words...  AZCat   Aug-22-06 03:21 AM   #77 
     - Well, what can I say?  Jed Dilligan   Aug-22-06 07:04 PM   # 
     - self delete  Jed Dilligan   Aug-22-06 07:04 PM   #85 
  - hey, what about their chocolate?  Darth_Kitten   Aug-21-06 06:44 PM   #69 
  - Have you heard of the famous 'Blue Moon' Belgian beer? No?  Ouabache   Aug-22-06 12:05 AM   #72 
     - Yep nothing Belgian about that stuff. It's a Coors product.  sofa king   Aug-22-06 01:35 AM   #75 
  - 'king, the national football team and certain brands of beer'  Rex   Aug-22-06 12:07 AM   #73 
  - Belgium  Apollo11   Aug-22-06 04:51 AM   #78 
  - Very informative tidbit - thanks!  President Kerry   Aug-22-06 10:58 AM   #82 
  - If it's Tuesday...  ZombyWoof   Aug-22-06 07:33 PM   #86 
     - They've made some good movies  kskiska   Aug-22-06 08:16 PM   #89 
 

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