Understanding of geography? Not for Exxon Mobil.

Well, sometimes there is a mistake so blatantly obvious on a website that it just has to be shared with others. I was looking at the Material Safety Data Sheets from Exxon Mobil (don’t ask; I was just interested in seeing the white paper on Mobil jet oil), and I noticed something rather strange in the drop-down menu:

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Yup, apparently now Africa is a country. Funny, all this time I thought it was a continent. Interestingly enough, you can see that they did list Angola and Botswana as countries. Countries within countries—either very meta, or along the lines of country-ception (oh the double entendre), but I digress…


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