Due to its huge debts and having few worthwhile assets Greece has begun to auction off it’s history.
Saudi Arabia is now to be known as the world’s first democracy. Lichtenstein has purchased the conquests of Alexander the Great.
After a strong bidding war the town of Tunbridge Wells has bought the rights of Sappho and now street signs will proclaim the town as the birthplace of lesbianism.
Individuals have also got involved and Plato’s theory of forms is now to be known as David Beckhams’s theory of forms.
There are rumours that the British treasury are looking closely at the success of this auction and that Simon Cowell has already secured the rights to be known as Britain’s wartime prime minister who saved us in our darkest hour.
Auctioning off history has also spread to the sports world
Yesterday Manchester were celebrating multiple league titles bought from Huddersfield and Preston North End. It is believed that they already have a preliminary agreement with Uruguay to be crowned as the 1930 world cup winners.