Wednesday, April 09, 2003

GERMANS DECLARE WAR! On English words, that is. To punish the US-led coalition for waging such a mean, nasty war of liberation against Iraq, a group of German university professors propose replacing English words used by Germans with French terms. Used to be the French who were always on the verge of (involuntarily) learning German; now Germans will voluntarily start speaking French? How's that for a turnaround in world events?

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