“Oh, we need the Falkland Islands... for strategic sheep purposes!"
History-wise, that's oddly impressive.
Well, they needed the extra wool to trade for ore, to upgrade their settlements to cities.
Now I'm annoyed I didn't get to the Catan joke first.
I do not think history supports the claim that the British have not invaded Monaco.
My g'g'g'grandmother was born in Russia to an Irish Officer in the British Army while they were fighting the Crimean War.
"Canada to indiaAustralia to cornwallSingapore to hong kongFrom the west to the eastFrom the rich to the poorVictoria loved them all"Victoria, The Kinks
"The West's asleep. Let England shake, weighted down with silent dead.I fear our blood won't rise again.Won't rise again" Let England Shake, PJ Harvey