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Posted on 04.05.07
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A primer for the Hon. Sam Fox, President’s Bush’s selection as US Ambassador to Belgium:

Belgian inventions: the internal combustion engine; the saxophone; bakelite, and the electric railway

Famous Belgians: The Singing Nun; Georges Lemaitre; Father Damien; Poirot and Tintin; and Peter Paul Rubens

Belgian delicacies: chocolate, french fries, waffles, limburger cheese, and Brussels sprouts

Population of Belgium: 10,400,000

Popular sports in Belgium: Football (soccer), tennis, cycling, and judo

Most popular tune in Belgium, according to Janie: "Kvraagetaan" by Fixkes