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World Cup Stationery: Group B

By Paperstone on June 19, 2010 in Fun, Office Supplies

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In a football-exploitative feature, we try to find stationery from, or related to, all the nations participating in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Today, Group B, a toughie.



National dish: Beef

USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Evita, tango

Player to watch: Messi (natch) but also manager Maradona who said the other day that Pele should “go back to the museum.”

Featured stationery item: Map of the Malvinas


greek notebookGREECE

National dish: Moussaka

USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Euro-threatening budget deficit

Player to watch: Theofanis Gekas

Featured stationery item: ’70s Greek Notebook from


Nigeria mousematNIGERIA

National dish: Jollof rice

USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export:

Player to watch: John Obi Mikel

Featured stationery item: Nigeria flag mouse mat from


south korea business card holderSOUTH KOREA

National dish: Kimchi – addictive piquant veg

USP / Cultural stereotype / significant export: Erratic neighbours (geopolitically)

Player to watch: Park Ji Sung

Featured stationery item: South Korea flag business card holder from




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