Myth Busted: Can You Sell Ice to Eskimos and sand to Arabs? Due to global warming Inuit in the village of Kuujjuaq in Quebec, Canada, have installed 10 air conditioners for about 25 office workers. I am not sure whether Eskimos buy ice cubes from their local grocery store but I do know that you can buy refrigerators in Greenland. How about selling sand to Arabs? The desert nation of Saudi Arabia has imported sand albeit for industrial purposes, but point the finger and it points right back, and closer to home the seaside town of Lyme Regis has imported 30,000 tonnes of sand from a quarry in Normandy. Apparently a ‘different type of sand’ to the sand they already had!
Myth Busted: It is possible to sell Ice to Eskimos and Sand to Arabs and selling someone something that they already have is alive and kicking. Each year we are sold things that we already have, Continue reading