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So I add a simple "o". My bad for not being perfect.
I was simply joking around...I was referring to wars though, more than spelling of words.
you know what, I learned this in school. The flat maps you see are distorted and some areas look bigger than others even though they have the same square footage. It's best to look at a globe or those wonky chopped up map.
Also, there are political incentives in map making as well. You usually make your country in the center of the map and slightly bigger than it really is.