Sunday, February 26, 2012

The Spartans

Historically, no one was better at the short, sweet, come-and-get-me threat response than the Spartans. At one point, Philip of Macedon sent them a letter saying (to paraphrase) "If I defeat your army, I will make slaves out of your entire people!" The Spartan ruling council sent back a one-word reply: "If."

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