Tuesday, July 11, 2006

800 Years and Still Legendary...

800 years ago, Genghis Khan unified the Mongol tribes. And Mongolia is celebrating, as well they should. Few have so profoundly influenced history . . .

I mean, without Khan, we wouldn't have:
  • An utterly forgettable John Wayne movie, The Conqueror
  • John Kerry's testimony of US troops behaving in Vietnam "...in a manner reminiscent of Jen-jis Khan..."
  • Mongolian Barbecue (yum!)
  • And, of course:


1 comment:

Harold C. Hutchison said...

Mongolian Barbeque.

There's one near where I live. I feel so blessed.