Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] International awareness.....Photokina
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 1998 19:07:55 -0500

At 09:10 AM 8/24/98 -0700, you wrote:

>This will greatly enhance your trip and gain you much greater respect
>in the eyes of the German speaking people with whom you come in contact.

Not to mention it's a lot of fun when people laugh at your attempts to
speak the lingo, and are flattered as well that you took the time. A
positive slant on this is probably the best.

But don't say: "Du hast nicht alle tassen im schrank."

Even if you really mean: "You don't have all your cups in your cupboard." 

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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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