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Re: A crappy day and possible racism

One day I walked towards the building in a small village near Basel, where I had my business for over 25 years. When I passed a teen boy, he spit out demonstratively in front of me.
At 6'3" I could have wiped the ground with him but instead inhaled and did the same in good boot camp manner.
Later I learned from a neighbour, that the boy's father went bankrupt in the shop, that this lousy Kraut bought.
Ipso facto: Don't think the lady had any valid reasons to feel insulted at every turn on a stressful day.
I did then and shrugged it off--go fly a kite kid!
38 yrs in love with my Swiss Lady and 12 yrs with my Swiss Goldie Nana. Right on, nothing matters except......
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Old 09.08.2015, 00:09
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off the mountain with you ! Arroganter Sauschwob!
Sauschwob? Puhleeeze, do the research, Moin points to a Saupreiß a Hamburger, all that's missing is the "Hummel Hummel"
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Re: A crappy day and possible racism

LOL, none of the above. Try again if there's anything left upstairs, know what I means?
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Old 09.08.2015, 19:05
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Sauschwob? Puhleeeze, do the research, Moin points to a Saupreiß a Hamburger, all that's missing is the "Hummel Hummel"
You do realise that anything north of Basel is considered a Schwob, don't you?
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Hoi Downerbuzz
E hoff di Name isch net Programm, aber isch glich wohl schön, dass e De darf lehre chenne. Mit Himmelsrichtige kenn e me net so recht us. E fahr immer met Navi!
Isch e Freud gsi.
Cha glich wohl denkt, dass de Fade is zwische me ung de Thwistlethorp Slammer.
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Old 09.08.2015, 21:05
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Hoi Downerbuzz
E hoff di Name isch net Programm, aber isch glich wohl schön, dass e De darf lehre chenne. Mit Himmelsrichtige kenn e me net so recht us. E fahr immer met Navi!
Isch e Freud gsi.
Cha glich wohl denkt, dass de Fade is zwische me ung de Thwistlethorp Slammer.
A translation for our friends in the Welschland and Africa would be very much appreciated, thank you.
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Old 09.08.2015, 21:41
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Re: A crappy day and possible racism

Hallo Dougal's Breakslow
Ich entschuldige mich und beuge mein Haupt in Demut!
Hier meine Uebersetzung für Sie., alle polyglotten Westschweizer und den restlichen Krauts in Namibia.
"Ich hoffe, dass Dein Name nicht Programm ist, aber es ist gleichwohl schön, dass ich Dich kennenlernen darf.
Mit Himmelsrichtungen kenne ich mich nicht so gut aus, denn ich fahre immer Navi.
War mir eine Freude."
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Old 09.08.2015, 21:50
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Re: A crappy day and possible racism

...and do we get it in English too?
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Of course me dear Lady in Waiting. Although I should mop the floor, give Nana her pellets, brush her fur and empty the dishwasher I'll try a quick urbanics:
"Hey man what u be in de ........ 'hood, know what a mean? Look like ur name be shiit, know what a mean man but you ok. Dunno notting from them .........what de hell ..........directions! Always be driving with .........navi.
Hey bro' u be good, know what a mean,.......... get outta here"
End of translation.......dishwasher!
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Hallo Dougal's Breakslow
Ich entschuldige mich und beuge mein Haupt in Demut!
Hier meine Uebersetzung für Sie., alle polyglotten Westschweizer und den restlichen Krauts in Namibia.
"Ich hoffe, dass Dein Name nicht Programm ist, aber es ist gleichwohl schön, dass ich Dich kennenlernen darf.
Mit Himmelsrichtungen kenne ich mich nicht so gut aus, denn ich fahre immer Navi.
War mir eine Freude."
O dear, now we also have a Swiss Dougal's Breakfast.
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Old 09.08.2015, 23:43
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You do realise that anything north of Basel is considered a Schwob, don't you?
Unless one lives in Ticino, then anything north of Airolo counts.

Including Geneva.

North of the alps is, umm, north. We don't care about the details.

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North of the alps is, umm, north. We don't care about the details.
It's ok. You can just call us "Europe".
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It's ok. You can just call us "Europe".
Which, alas, Switzerland is not a part of.

And thankfully NOT!

Anyway, the correct term is "Greater Germany".

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Of course me dear Lady in Waiting. Although I should mop the floor, give Nana her pellets, brush her fur and empty the dishwasher I'll try a quick urbanics:
"Hey man what u be in de ........ 'hood, know what a mean? Look like ur name be shiit, know what a mean man but you ok. Dunno notting from them .........what de hell ..........directions! Always be driving with .........navi.
Hey bro' u be good, know what a mean,.......... get outta here"
End of translation.......dishwasher!


The German translation made more sense to me! Can't get urban jungle or text jargon, I belong to the 19th century!
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Which, alas, Switzerland is not a part of.



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Unless Switzerland has created a continent all of its own I think you'll find we are part of Europe.
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Unless Switzerland has created a continent all of its own I think you'll find we are part of Europe.


It has: it's called Migros!
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