During the London Olympics opening ceremony, the world was shocked to discover that a country called Guinea-Bissau exists. Below are some Tweets that reveal:
- Approximately 10% of Twitter users believe Guinea-Bissau is a fictitious country
- The most common word following “Guinea-Bissau” in tweets was: “WHAT???”
- 20% of Twitter users believe the Guinea Pig comes from Guinea-Bissau (for the murky origins of how the Guinea Pig really got its name, click here).
- 15% of Twitter users believe Guinea-Bissau should merge with the three other Guineas in the world – Guinea-Conakry, Equatorial Guinea, Paupa New Guinea – to save time during the opening ceremonies.
We’ll start off with The Confused:
Then there were those who want to combine all the Guineas of the world:
Then there were those who believed that the Guinea Pig must be from Guinea-Bissau:
Some tweets were kind of funny…
Finally, we had the #TeamGB cheer section (not to be confused with Team Great Britain…)