On March 2 170 lost Swiss soldiers accidentally invaded neighboring Liechtenstein. But instead of claiming the principality for the Swiss empire, once they realized their mistake they simply marched back home. A spokesman for Liechtenstein said the soldiers had gone unnoticed, adding “It’s not like they stormed over here with attack helicopters or something.”
Could this be the beginning of a new Swiss imperialism intent on converting the whole world’s signage to Helvetica?
Too bad Peter Sellers isn’t around to make a movie version.