If someone asks if you are from Iran, say you are Persian. Then explain the historical difference of Persia versus Iran in relation to Arianism with a complete disregard that being part of the Aryan people is not something that matters to anyone except "Ich liebe dick" Hitler.
Do not think that you can make rules up out of thin air. They have been around for millennia. Simply refer to your favorite books on the subject: "The Bible for Dummies" and M. Scott Peck's "Paths to Highly Effective Bowel Movements."
If someone says they thought Iran was Iraq, then punch them in the face. Afterward, explain that they're two different countries, while rolling your eyes and thinking silently to yourself, "Americans are so stupid," without realizing that you are in the same outfit as the person you are criticizing, and drinking the same "Cold Flu Fighter" from Jamba Juice off the corner of Sepulveda and Santa Monica Boulevard.
Now go eat four bowls of Basmati rice with saffron. When they ask you if you want tadigh, or the fried rice from the bottom of a pot of rise, say, "I am watching my figure." Then order two more dishes, including kashk e-badamjoon, some koo koo e-sabzi, and ask the waitress if she knows Farsi.
The volcanic island northeast of the island of Saint Vincent named after Saint Lucy of Syracuse by the French has a drive-in volcano.
Arawaks, its first known inhabitants, might have called it something else. The English definitely wanted to, fighting over the island with France 14 times until the country declared its independence from them both in 1979.
Tourism is still vital to its economy of previously enslaved Africans and Caribs alike who are overworked and maltreated by European replacements to man sulphur springs and other vacation destinations that will help the market for bananas to become more competitive.
No one told him the French shot a Samoan attempting to steal an iron bolt He didn't need to know
Warfare as an instrument of political change was discarded, as was polygamy, abortion, "indecent" dances, and certain common articles of clothing (such as the titi, a skirt made from Cordyline terminalis leaves)
Later, other papalagi (foreigners) visited Samoa for its proximity to whaling grounds and the harbor of Pago Pago
Coconut milk, fresh fish, breadfruit, and tinned or fresh meat were dropped in favor of Western foods, a sedentary life, and higher risks of obesity and diabetes
People stopped fishing and the USA took control of its allotted region on June 7, 1900 with the Deed of Cession
Now Samoa is known to have only two distinct seasons: the hot and rainy season and the cooler evenings from May to November