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Entry from October 07, 2019
“The race to Finland isn’t over until you cross the Finnish line”

A “finish line” isn’t the same as a “Finnish line,” but there are jokes. “When you’re racing and you pass the last Lapp, you must be near the Finnish line” was posted on the newsgroup alt.humor.puns on October 9, 1996.

“When you leave Finland you automatically cross the Finnish line” was posted on Twitter by Michael Haz on June 11, 2011. “Let’s have a race to Finland. It’s done when you cross the Finnish line” was posted on Twitter by Wade Kloppenburg on September 12, 2011.

“The race to Finland isn’t over until you cross the Finnish line” was posted on Reddit—Oneliners on October 7, 2019.


Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
Bull! 
ph...@ix.netcom.com
10/8/96
When you’re racing and you pass the last Lapp, you must be near the Finnish line.

It’s all the Sami to me - if I’d have Eesti it I’d have won.

Google Groups: alt.humor.puns
“Puns of the Weak” 07/02/02
Stan Kegel
8/2/02
PUNS OF T

Twitter
Doug Bartow
@dougbartow
“Don’t cross the Finnish line!"—annoying youths in Finland mocking young Swedes near the border.
5:56 PM · Mar 5, 2011·TweetDeck

Twitter
Michael Haz
@Michael_Haz
When you leave Finland you automatically cross the Finnish line.
11:33 PM · Jun 11, 2011·TweetDeck

Twitter
Wade Kloppenburg
@WadenKloppen
Let’s have a race to Finland. It’s done when you cross the Finnish line.
2:16 PM · Sep 12, 2011·Twitter SMS

Twitter
rob baxter
@RobbBaxter
I wanna cross the Finnish line (border line to Finland) so I can travel and be a winner
5:34 PM · Oct 21, 2011·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Kaushik
@cowmaaa
So when a runner from Finland competes the race, will he be required to cross the Finnish line?
12:34 AM · Aug 12, 2012·TweetCaster for Android

Twitter
Britt Appleton
@appletronica
Marathoners in Finland cross the Finnish line.
5:01 PM · Feb 6, 2013·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Miamii Mansour
@_Miamii_
Why did the athlete run all the way to Finland?
‘Cause he needed to cross the Finnish line 😂😂😂😂
6:16 AM · May 11, 2014·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Drew Lewis
@hermajestydrew
In Finland, when they win a race, they cross the finnish line
12:44 PM · Nov 25, 2015·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Duke Keith
@dukekeith
Replying to @ChBbck11
Finland is always first to cross the Finnish line.
10:58 AM · Nov 18, 2018·Twitter for iPhone

Reddit—Oneliners
u/zachpledger October 7, 2019
The race to Finland isn’t over until you cross the Finnish line.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Monday, October 07, 2019 • Permalink