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About bloody time. May. 16th, 2002 01:35 pm

Update: More in-depth report by the BBC:

Plus: Giving biometrics the finger:

From: duranorak
Date: May 16th, 2002 - 05:40 am (Link)
German has even recently borrowed the word 'clever' from English with the same vaguely derogatory sentiment...

Ach, 'Gifted & Talented'. Two words I never want to hear again, after spending five years here. ~shudder~

From: wechsler
Date: May 16th, 2002 - 05:45 am (Link)
Sounds vaguely familiar.

Ja, und du bist echt clever, doch?
From: duranorak
Date: May 16th, 2002 - 05:49 am (Link)
Oh, it's been far too long since I spoke any German. Or heard any, for that matter. Can't believe I actually find myself missing a language I once sprained my ankle trying to get out of speaking...

I found it impossible to speak but easier than Spanish or Italian to understand. I'm strange.